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Bot fly larvae attached to an equine stomach

Royal Veterinary College

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Photograph of multiple bot fly larvae attached to the inside of a horse's stomach. The bot fly lays its eggs on the horse's hair, which the horse then ingests during grooming. The eggs hatch and the larvae attach to the lining of the horse's stomach.



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