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Myiasis
[Cochliomyia hominovorax] [Dermatobia hominis] [Cuterebra spp.] [Oestrus ovis] [Cordylobia anthropophaga] [Phaenicia spp.] [Phormia regina]

Adults of flies known to cause myiasis in humans.

Dermatobia hominis adult Cochliomyia hominovorax adult
A B

A: Adult of Dermatobia hominis, the human bot fly.  Image taken from a specimen courtesy of the Georgia Museum of Natural History, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.
B: Adult of Cochliomyia hominovorax, the primary screwworm fly in the New World.  Image taken from a specimen courtesy of the Georgia Museum of Natural History, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

Cuterebra species adult Cuterebra species adult
C D

C, D: Adults of Cuterebra spp.  Cuterebra spp. are primarily parasites of rodents and lagomorphs, although human infections are rare.  Images taken from specimens courtesy of the Georgia Museum of Natural History, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

 

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