Botflies as pests


Botfly is the name applied to dipterous insects of the families Gasterophilidae, Cuterebridae and Oestridae, the larvae of which are parasitic on mammals. In tropical America, the human botfly (which attacks livestock and deer but rarely man), causes great loss of beef and hides.

Broader Problems:
Flies as insect pests
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
12.09.2019 – 15:19 CEST