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Subfamily Oestrinae - Nose Bot Flies

Deer bot fly - Cephenemyia apicata Bot Fly? - Cephenemyia apicata Deer Bot Fly - Cephenemyia Diptera, - Cephenemyia Bot Fly? - Cephenemyia Fly - Cephenemyia phobifer Wooly Fly - Cephenemyia Wooly Fly - Cephenemyia
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 Oestrinae (Nose Bot Flies)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
34 spp. in 9 genera worldwide(1)
mostly African & Eurasian; only Cephenemyia is Holarctic(1)
hosts: various ungulates, incl. elephants (the only native Australian member of this subfamily is a Red Kangaroo parasite); Cephenemyia parasitize cervids (deer)(1)
Works Cited
1.Medical and Veterinary Entomology
Gary Mullen, Lance Durden. 2002. Academic Press.