Definition of Horse botfly
1. Noun. Parasitic chiefly on horses.
Generic synonyms: Botfly
Group relationships: Gasterophilus, Genus Gasterophilus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Horse Botfly
Literary usage of Horse botfly
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Animal Parasites and Human Disease by Asa Crawford Chandler (1922)
"They occasionally, though rarely, occur in man. The horse botfly ... Egg of -it ro, • horse botfly, Gastro- and pupate ..."
2. Practical Zoology by Robert William Hegner (1915)
"Their mouth parts are very weak, and it is probable that no food is eaten by the adults. The horse botfly (Fig. 28, C) is about half an inch long, ..."
3. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1907)
"... insects is one of the freaks of nature, and is accomplished in the most round- ab about manner. The female of the FIG. 79. horse botfly (*,(n,«,«0. ..."
4. Medical and Veterinary Entomology: A Textbook for Use in Schools and by William Brodbeck Herms (1915)
"... that there is hardly room for a finger to touch the stomach without coming in contact with bots (Fig. 158). Fio. 157. emerged larva of the horse botfly. ..."
5. Library of Natural History by Richard Lydekker (1901)
"... where in course of development they give rise to the large tumors known as warbles, each of which opens to the exterior by DEVELOPMENT OF horse botfly. ..."
6. Legislative Document by New York (State). Legislature (1920)
"COMMON horse botfly GLENN W. HERRI CK Professor of Economic Entomology There are ... LARVA, OR BOT, AND ADULT OF THE COMMON horse botfly Injury and control. ..."