A genus of botflies, one species of which has larvae that develop in boil-like cysts in the skin of humans, many domestic animals, and some fowl.

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  • He found that the Dermatobia deposits its eggs in packets covered by a very viscid substance, on leaves.

    Handbook of Medical Entomology

    William Albert Riley