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Maggot

Maggot

1. (Science: zoology) The footless larva of any fly. See larval.

2. A whim; an odd fancy.

Origin: W. Macai, pl. Maceiod, magiod, a worn or grub; cf. Magu to bread.


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Deer/maggot biology

There are maggots that won't eat live flesh, but there are LOTS of fly species - either the maggots were working the margins, eating flesh that had died, or they weren't that kind of maggot...

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by Darby
Tue Nov 22, 2011 5:23 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Deer/maggot biology
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Deer/maggot biology

... animal had a hole on each side of its body from a previous injury (hunter's shot most likely, entrance and exit wound). Each hole was covered in maggots. Lots of hair was gone and falling out in clumps around the wounds. The bare spots where hair was missing was black when it should have been ...

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by alduflux
Sat Nov 19, 2011 3:46 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Deer/maggot biology
Replies: 3
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Re: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?

... to go in search of a new one. Their sense of taste and smell will help them find another. When the food needs changing or rotating (so not all maggot young are removed) they can be brought outside where those that escape will not matter since population must be kept down or all may perish at ...

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by GaryGaulin
Sat May 30, 2009 5:24 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Any SOLID arguments against evolution?
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Views: 544241

New Home/Classroom Fruit Fly Speciation Experiment

... go in search of a new one where their sense of taste and smell will help them find another. When the food needs changing or rotating (so not all maggot young are removed) they can be brought outside where those that escape will not matter and in cold weather or short time in refrigerator will ...

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by GaryGaulin
Fri May 15, 2009 1:55 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: New Home/Classroom Fruit Fly Speciation Experiment
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Small worms on floor.

I think its some maggot larvae. The cat would have brought some dead mice, lizard or something and left it there. I once found black small curved worms in my house, accompanied by a stench. Try to figure out whats causing the stench ...

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by ninetails
Fri Jul 13, 2007 9:51 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Small worms on floor.
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