Cordylobia

A genus of calliphorid fleshflies. [G. kordyle, a cudgel, swelling, or tumor]
- C. anthropophaga tumbu fly of Africa south of the Sahara; a species that causes a boil-like furuncular myiasis; many animals besides humans are attacked, especially domestic dogs, though rats are probably the chief reservoir of human infection.

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Cor·dy·lo·bia (kor″də-loґbe-ə) a genus of flies of the family Calliphoridae.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Cordylobia — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta …   Wikipedia

  • cordylobia — cor·dy·lo·bia …   English syllables

  • Cordylobia — n.; see tumbu fly …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • cordylobia — ˌkȯ(r)dəlˈōbēə noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin : a genus of true flies (family Calliphoridae) including the African tumbu fly …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cordylobia anthropophaga — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class …   Wikipedia

  • Cordylobia anthropophaga — Tumbufliege Systematik Unterklasse: Fluginsekten (Pterygota) Überordnung: Neuflügler (Neoptera) Ordnung: Zweiflügler (Diptera) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Cordylobia anthropophaga — the tumbu fly, a species found in Africa whose larvae (cayor worms) burrow under the skin and cause myiasis …   Medical dictionary

  • Cordylobia rodhaini — the Lund fly, a species found in Africa whose larvae burrow under the skin and cause lesions in rodents, antelopes, and humans …   Medical dictionary

  • Lund fly — Cordylobia rodhaini …   Medical dictionary

  • Calliphoridae — Calliphoridae …   Wikipédia en Français

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