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Fly larvae : bots and warbles in Alberta

Description

Presents information about the larvae of bot flies and warble flies. Nasal bots, skin bots, and skin warbles are larvae (maggots) of flies that infect a variety of big game, especially caribou and deer, as well as various rodents. Some species are irritating but no species is seriously harmful.

Updated

September 1, 2017

Tags
big game bot flies caribou warble flies flies fly larvae maggots myiasis nasal bots rodent bot flies skin warbles warble larvae

Title and publication information

Type
Fact Sheet
Alternative Title

What’s Bugging Wild Critters? Fact sheet # 44

Extent

4 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Environment and Parks

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Topic
Environment

Resource Dates

Date Created

2017-09-01

Date Added

2017-11-07T18:17:03.690701

Date Modified

2017-09-01

Date Issued

2017-09-01

Audience information

Identifiers

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Name

Alberta Environment and Parks