family Oestridae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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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Some of the earliest cases of myiasis reported in Africa involved livestock and larvae of the family Oestridae, with several outbreaks reported between 1920 and 1960 in South Africa (SA) and Namibia.
ovis, also called sheep nasal botfly, is a fly of the class Insecta, order Diptera and family Oestridae. It is a cosmopolitan parasite that infects the nasal sinuses of sheep and goats.
Among the common ectoparasites of goats, warble fly, Przhevalskiana silenus, commonly exists in Pakistan (Shah et al., 1981; Khan et al., 1991; Ayaz, 1998) which belongs to order Diptera family Oestridae.

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