Dermatobia

(dĕr″mă-tō′bē-ă)

[dermato- + Gr. bios, life]
A genus of botflies belonging to the order Diptera of the family Oestridae.
SEE: botfly; SEE: myiasis

Dermatobia hominis

A species found in parts of tropical America, and whose larvae infest humans and cattle.

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