Location: Systematic Entomology LaboratoryTitle: Records of the deer nasal bot fly Cephenemyia phobifer (Clark) in Maryland (Diptera: Oestridae) Author
|Steiner, Jr., W.|
Submitted to: The Maryland Entomologist
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 6/4/2012
Publication Date: 9/30/2012
Publication URL: http://handle.nal.usda.gov/10113/56477
Citation: Steiner, Jr., W.E., Woodley, N.E. 2012. Records of the deer nasal bot fly Cephenemyia phobifer (Clark) in Maryland (Diptera: Oestridae). The Maryland Entomologist. 5(4):8-10. Interpretive Summary: Bot flies infest mammals including wildlife and domestic animals and cause some damage in the livestock industry. This paper presents the first concrete collection records for Deer Nasal Bot for the state of Maryland. Illustrations are presented to enable others to identify this fly. This information will be of use to scientists, wildlife biologists, and others that may need to identify this fly.
Technical Abstract: The Deer Nasal Bot, Cephenemyia phobifer (Clark), is recorded for Maryland for the first time, based on rearing and collection records. Photographic illustrations of the Maryland specimens are presented.