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  • The recent discovery of a bloodsucking maggot, which is found in native huts throughout the greater part of tropical and subtropical Africa, and attacks the inmates when asleep, is of great interest.
  • When fully grown, the maggot spins an oval silken cocoon within which it pupates (fig.
  • - A, Ox Bot Maggot; B, puparium; C, Ox Warble Fly (Hypoderma bovis).
  • Among other notable Lepidopterous pests are the " surface larvae " or cutworms (Agrotis spp.), the caterpillars of various Noctuae; the codling moth (Carpocapsa pomonella), which causes the maggot in apples, has now become a universal pest, having spread from Europe to America and to most of the British Colonies.
  • 21, c), from the fly's a legless maggot (fig.

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