Sheep bot


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(Zool.) the larva of the sheep botfly. See Estrus.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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These are actually maggots of some fly species such as the sheep bot fly, which gets into the nose of sheep and can barrow up to the brain and cause death.
ovis infestion in a dog in Italy and, at the same time, the most northerly finding of larvae of sheep bot fly in our country.
Dermatobia hominis, endemic to tropical or subtropical areas, and Oestrus ovis (sheep bot fly) cause most cases of ophthalmomyiasis (2).