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

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2013

Authors

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

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Elsevier

Abstract

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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Keywords: antiparasitic agent; hemostatic agent; Ara macao; article; bird; devices; Diptera; extraction; larva; nestling; nonhuman; parasite control; parasitism; parasitosis; Peru; Philornis; prevalence; Ara macao; Aves; Oestridae; Philornis Ara macao; Ectoparasitism; Extraction technique; Philornis bot fly; Scarlet macaw

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Veterinary Parasitology

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Journal article

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DOI

10.1016/j.vetpar.2012.12.052

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2037-12-31