Encyclopedia of Entomology

2008 Edition
| Editors: John L. Capinera

Urogenital Myiasis

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_2306

Invasion of the urinary tract or bladder by fly larvae, resulting in bleeding, pain, and frequent urination. The insects associated with this ailment include latrine fly, Fannia scalaris (Fabricius) (Fanniidae); false stable fly, Muscina stabulans (Fallen) (Muscidae); house fly, Musca domestica L. (Muscidae); and lesser house fly, Fannia canicularis (L.) (Fanniidae).


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