Dermatobia hominis

Dermatobiahominis (Linnaeus, 1781) (Figure 5-70) ETYMOLOGY:Dermato = skin + obia = way of living and hominis for the choice of human hosts. Common names include the human botfly, tropical warble fly, beef worm, bekuru, bikuru, berne, borro, colmoyte, forcel, gusano … Continue reading


CUTERIBRIDAE This is a family of flies that occurs only in the Americas. All species of this group ae obligate primary myisais producers that have maggot stages that make extensive migrations through the tissues of the intermediate host. These larvae … Continue reading