Dictionary » W » Wool maggots

Wool maggots

wool maggot

The larva of one of several species of blowflies which deposit eggs on sheep, causing myiasis.

Synonym: fleece worm.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



Results from our forum


May be relevant- maybe not. Interesting news articles

... of Animals (PETA) has called for a worldwide boycott of Australian wool over mulesing, where folds of skin are cut away from a lamb's backside ... area develops. This prevents the potentially fatal flystrike, where maggots hatch and burrow into the skin. Accumulations of urine and faeces ...

See entire post
by London
Wed Feb 08, 2006 2:03 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5487255


This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 1,080 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link