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This fly is responsible for serious losses mainly on account of damage done to hides in Central and South America. The larvae are able to penetrate unbroken skin and cause warbles similar to those seen in Europe. According to DA MATTA the percentage of hides damaged ranges from 5 to 70 per cent.

Newstead, R. ; Potts, W. H.
Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 1925, 19, 2, pp 247-260 pp.

This report first deals with a very considerable amount of routine work performed at the Onderstepoort, Grahamstown, and Pietermaritz-burg Laboratories, consisting in the examination of smears and morbid specimens and the manufacture of vaccines against blue tongue, redwater and gall-sickness,...

Theiler, A.
Cape Times, Ltd., Government Printers., Cape Town, South Africa
UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA. Department of Agriculture. Report with Appendices for the Year ended 31st March 1916., 1917, pp 160 pp.

"Mesopotamia, in addition to being renowned as the birthplace of the human race, also enjoys the unenviable reputation of being the home of the house fly." The extraordinary rapidity with which flies appeared in myriads in camps is familiar to those who went through the recent campaign. In this...

Patton, W. S.
Indian Journal of Medical Research, 1920, 7, 4, pp 751-777

These observations were made at the Veterinary Establishment at Zambi, in a country where until recently stockbreeding had never existed.
(1) Larvae producing animal myiases in the Lower Congo.
(a) Bot Oestridae. -In the digestive tract of an elephant killed in the Kassai district were found two...

Roubaud, E. ; Van Saceghem, R.
Societe de Pathologie Exotique, Paris, France
Bulletin de la Société de Pathologie Exotique, 1916, 9, 10, pp 763-767 pp.

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