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Species Gasterophilus intestinalis - Horse Stomach Bot Fly

Gasterophilus intestinalis larvae - Gasterophilus intestinalis horse bot fly - Gasterophilus intestinalis - female horse bot fly - Gasterophilus intestinalis - female horse bot fly - Gasterophilus intestinalis - female horse bot fly - Gasterophilus intestinalis - female horse bot fly - Gasterophilus intestinalis - female horse bot fly - Gasterophilus intestinalis - female
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 Gasterophilinae (Stomach Bot Flies)
Genus Gasterophilus
Species intestinalis (Horse Stomach Bot Fly)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Oestrus equi Clark, 1797
Oestrus intestinalis DeGeer 1776
Gasterophilus intestinalis De Geer 1776
Food
Primary hosts are horses.
Remarks
Introduced species. Originally from Africa, nowadays widely distributed.
It can cause medical problems in humans, such as ocular myasis