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Cavicola Myiasis Caused by many Oestrus ovis (Linnaeus, 1761, Diptera: Oestridae) Larvae in a Sheep
1 Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Selçuk University, Konya, Turkey  
Turkiye Parazitol Derg 2006; 30: 132-134

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Key Words: Oestrus ovis, cavicola myiasis, sheep
Abstract

 When the head of a sheep was split into two along its longitudinal axis during a pathological examination, a large number of Oestrus ovis larvae were found in the nasal cavities, middle nasal meatus and sinuses of the sheep. A total of 114 Oestrus ovis larvae were collected, including 87 (76.32%) first stage larvae, 25 (21.93%) second stage larvae and 2 (1.75%) third stage larvae from the regions given above. 

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