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Species Cuterebra fontinella - Mouse Bot Fly

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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)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cuterebra angustifrons Dalmat, 1942
Cuterebra peromysci Dalmat, 1942
Life Cycle
Larvae develop inside live mice (Peromyscus)