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Subspecies Cuterebra fontinella fontinella

Cuterebra - Cuterebra fontinella Cuterebra - Cuterebra fontinella Bot Fly - Cuterebra fontinella Cuterebra Mating - Cuterebra fontinella - male - female Bot Fly - Cuterebra fontinella - female Bot Fly - Cuterebra fontinella Cuterebra fontinella (Rodent Bot Fly) - Cuterebra fontinella Bot Fly - Cuterebra fontinella
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Calyptratae)
Superfamily Oestroidea
Family Oestridae (Bot Flies)
Subfamily Cuterebrinae (New World Skin Bot Flies)
Genus Cuterebra (Rodent and Lagomorph Bot Flies)
No Taxon (fontinella group)
Species fontinella (Mouse Bot Fly)
Subspecies fontinella (Cuterebra fontinella fontinella)
Remarks
White-footed mice (Peromyscus leucopus) are the main host for this subspecies.