Family Calliphoridae, Family Oestridae

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  • 1. 
    Infestation of living organisms with Diptera larvae.
  • 2. 
    What is the Genus that describes a type of blow fly?
  • 3. 
    What is the common name for Calliphora?
  • 4. 
    What is the appearance of Calliphora?
    • A. 

      Black with red eyes

    • B. 

      Metallic blue or green body

    • C. 

      Brown and black body with red eyes

  • 5. 
    Where are the eggs of Calliphora laid?
    • A. 

      In dead animals

    • B. 

      In soiled coats, in clumps or near wounds

    • C. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    What is the main host of blow flies?
  • 7. 
    What is the scientific name of screw worm?
  • 8. 
    What is the common name for Cochliomyia hominivorax?
  • 9. 
    Where are screw worm eggs laid?
    • A. 

      In fresh oozing wounds

    • B. 

      On the face and limbs

    • C. 

      On uninfected wounds

  • 10. 
    What is the apearance of  Cochliomyia hominivorax?
    • A. 

      Shiny green and blue with a reddish orange head

    • B. 

      Metallic green and blue

    • C. 

      Black and brown

  • 11. 
    Where are screw worms found?
  • 12. 
    How do we contral screw worms?
    • A. 

      Use of insecticides

    • B. 

      Remove soiled wool

    • C. 

      Prevent diarrhea

    • D. 

      Bury or burn carcasses

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    What is the scientific name for bot flies?
  • 14. 
    What is the common name for Gasterophilus?
  • 15. 
    Which of the following lays their eggs on the mandible and lips?
    • A. 

      Gasterophilus nasalis

    • B. 

      Gasterophilus intestinalis

    • C. 

      Gasterophilus haemorrhoid

    • D. 

      Both a and b are correct

    • E. 

      Both a and c are correct

  • 16. 
    Which species of the genus Gasterophilus lays their eggs on legs?
  • 17. 
    what do adult bot flies look like?
  • 18. 
    When are adult Gasterphilus's most active?
  • 19. 
    How long does the entire life cycle of Gasterophilus species take?
  • 20. 
    What are the pathologies of Gasterophilus?
    • A. 

      Annoyance, stomatitis

    • B. 

      Worry, diarrhea

    • C. 

      Pain, anemia

  • 21. 
    What is the term for inflammation of the oral mucosa and stomach?
  • 22. 
    What is the scientific name for the sheep nasal bot fly?
  • 23. 
    What is the common name for Oestrus ovis?
  • 24. 
    What does Oestrus ovis look like?
  • 25. 
    What is the time of activity for Oestrus ovis?
    • A. 

      Morning

    • B. 

      Warm hours of the day

    • C. 

      Evening

  • 26. 
    What are some pathologies of Oestrus ovis?
    • A. 

      Partial blockage of sinuses when larvae drop from nasal passages

    • B. 

      Epistaxis

    • C. 

      Death

  • 27. 
    What is the scientific name for warble fly?
  • 28. 
    What is the common name for Hypoderma?
  • 29. 
    What is the common name for Cuterebra?
  • 30. 
    What kind of mouthparts do Hypoderma and Cuterebra have?
    • A. 

      Vestigial mouthparts

    • B. 

      Piercing mouthparts

    • C. 

      Sucking mouthparts

  • 31. 
    Where is Hypoderma found?
  • 32. 
    What is the term for the small walnut sized lesion on the back of cows and is found in spring?
  • 33. 
    What can happen if you squeeze Hypoderma grubs out too quickly?
  • 34. 
    What are some pathologies of Hypoderma?
    • A. 

      Annoyance, itchy butt, anemia

    • B. 

      Ruined hide, decrease milk production, prro weight gain,worry, loss of meat

    • C. 

      Dump in protein, diarrhea, systemic edema

  • 35. 
    What is the family of Cuterebra?
  • 36. 
    What animals do Cuterebra affect?
    • A. 

      Rabbits, squirrels, chipmunks, mice, cats, dogs, humans

    • B. 

      Rabbits, squirrels, chipmunks

    • C. 

      Rabbits, squirrels, chipmunks, mice, cats, dogs, and sometimes humans

  • 37. 
    Hypoderma can migrate to the brains of cats and dogs?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 38. 
    The name of the ectoparasite that lays it's eggs near animals holes or burrows so that when the animal exits or enters it will pick it up and enter the host through a natural body cavity.
  • 39. 
    What does the cyst of Cuterebra contain at the top of it contain?