Oestridae


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Noun1.Oestridae - warble flies
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Diptera, order Diptera - a large order of insects having a single pair of wings and sucking or piercing mouths; includes true flies and mosquitoes and gnats and crane flies
genus Oestrus, Oestrus - type genus of the Oestridae: sheep botflies
genus Hypoderma, Hypoderma - in some classifications considered the type genus of the family Hypodermatidae: warble flies
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Las moscas que producen miasis son miembros de la superfamilia Oestrodiae, que comprende tres familias principales: Oestridae, Calliphoridaey Sarcophagidae, con mas de 3.
Members of Oestridae family tend to be highly host-specific, with preference for herbivores.
Keywords: Hypoderma bovis, Hypoderma lineatum, Oestridae, mitochondrial DNA and sequencing.
There are approximately 50 species of Diptera (mostly in the families Oestridae, Calliphoridae and Sarcophagidae) that regularly cause myiasis in humans.