Definition of Genus Dermatobia

1. Noun. Larvae live under the skin of domestic mammals and humans.

Exact synonyms: Dermatobia
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Cuterebridae, Family Cuterebridae
Member holonyms: Dermatobia Hominis, Human Botfly

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Dermatobia

genus Dendranthema
genus Dendraspis
genus Dendroaspis
genus Dendrobium
genus Dendrocalamus
genus Dendrocolaptes
genus Dendroctonus
genus Dendroica
genus Dendrolagus
genus Dendromecon
genus Denisonia
genus Dennstaedtia
genus Dentaria
genus Deparia
genus Dermacentor
genus Dermatobia (current term)
genus Dermochelys
genus Derris
genus Descurainia
genus Desmanthus
genus Desmidium
genus Desmodium
genus Desmodus
genus Desmograthus
genus Deutzia
genus Diacalpa
genus Diadophis
genus Dialeurodes
genus Dianthus
genus Diapensia

Literary usage of Genus Dermatobia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Besides the horse bot-fly (QV), the ox bot- (qv) and the sheep bot-fly (qy), there is included in the genus Dermatobia the "ver macaque" of Cayenne and ..."

2. Human Parasitology: With Notes on Bacteriology, Mycology, Laboratory by Damaso de Rivas (1920)
"genus Dermatobia (Brauer, 1860) The body is metallic gray in color; the proboscis is bent and capable of being drawn under the head. ..."

3. Guide to the Study of Insects, and a Treatise on Those Injurious and by Alpheus Spring Packard (1870)
"The genus Dermatobia includes the Ver macaque, of Cayenne and Mexico, found beneath the. skin of man in tropical America, and it is disputed whether it be a ..."

4. The Mosquitoes of North and Central America and the West Indies by Leland Ossian Howard, Harrison Gray Dyar, Frederick Knab (1917)
"have been shown to be the carriers of the eggs of the large flies of the genus Dermatobia, whose maggots infest animals and man. ..."

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