warble fly


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warble fly

n.
Any of several large hairy flies of the family Oestridae, especially of the genus Hypoderma, whose eggs, which are laid on the lower body and legs of cattle and certain other mammals, hatch into larvae that form warbles under the skin. Also called heel fly.

warble fly

n
(Animals) any of various hairy beelike dipterous flies of the genus Hypoderma and related genera, the larvae of which produce warbles in cattle: family Oestridae

war′ble fly`


n.
any of several stout, woolly flies of the family Oestridae, the larvae of which produce warbles in cattle and other animals.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.warble fly - hairy bee-like fly whose larvae produce lumpy abscesses (warbles) under the skin of cattlewarble fly - hairy bee-like fly whose larvae produce lumpy abscesses (warbles) under the skin of cattle
gadfly - any of various large flies that annoy livestock
genus Hypoderma, Hypoderma - in some classifications considered the type genus of the family Hypodermatidae: warble flies
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ABSTRACT: Warble fly (WF) is one of the serious threats affecting the goat production in Pakistan.
Ophthalmomyiasis interna posterior: report of case caused by the reindeer warble fly larva and review of previous reported cases.
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Asbakk K, Oksanen A, Nieminen M, Haugerud RE, Nilssen AC (2005) Dynamics of antibodies against hypodermin C in reindeer infested with the reindeer warble fly, Hypoderma tarandi.
Abstract Sero-epidemiological studies were conducted on goat warble fly, Przhevalskiana silenus, to observe the prevalence of hypodermosis in district Ziarat, northern upland of Balochistan, Pakistan during April 2011 to March
It is concluded that the best time for treatment of goat warble fly infestation in northern mountainous region of Balochistan, Pakistan, is in the months of June and July when first larval instars are still in migratory stage and have not yet caused damage to the skin.
The warble fly infested skin reduces the prices up to 70% depending upon the numbers of holes formed by the larvae of warble fly (Anonymous, 2008).
To the Editor: We report migratory myiasis that occurred during 1991-2012 caused by the reindeer warble fly, Hypoderma tarandi (online Technical Appendix Figures 1, 2, wwwnc.
Rydw i'n cofio tywallt hylif pwrpasol ar gefnau'r gwartheg i gael gwared o effaith Robin y Gyrrwr - y warble fly - yn l yn y 1960au, tra'n godro gwartheg ar fferm leol cyn mynd i'r coleg.
Other factors, such as the severity of warble fly harassment (and probably the intensity of internal parasitic infections), as well as behavioral responses to land-use activities (such as mines and exploration camps), influence the amount of nutritious forage available to cows in summer.
Some of the samples collected for brucellosis were also tested to demonstrate freedom from enzootic bovine leukosis (EBL) and warble fly, and therefore this surveillance will also cease.
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