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Rodent or rabbit bot fly

Cuterebra tenebrosa

Description:

Very large fly found in Utah

1 Species ID Suggestions

BugEric
BugEric 7 years ago
Rodent or rabbit bot fly
Cuterebra tenebrosa Species Cuterebra tenebrosa - BugGuide.Net


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1 Comment

BugEric
BugEric 7 years ago

Very nice find! Adult flies are seldom seen as they live briefly, but the larvae cause the subcutaneous bulges on rodents or rabbits.

swampmelissa
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swampmelissa

Utah, USA

Spotted on Sep 12, 2013
Submitted on Sep 23, 2013

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