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Philornis sp. bot fly larvae in free living scarlet macaw nestlings and a new technique for their extraction

Olah, George; Vigo, Gabriela; Ortiz, Lizzie; Rozsa, Lajos; Brightsmith, Donald J

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Bot fly larvae (Philornis genus) are obligate subcutaneous blood-feeding parasites of Neotropical birds including psittacines. We analyze twelve years of data on scarlet macaw (Ara macao) nestlings in natural and artificial nests in the lowland forests of

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/74656
Source: Veterinary Parasitology
DOI: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2012.12.052

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