Oestrus (fly)

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Oestrus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Oestridae
Subfamily: Oestrinae
Tribe: Oestrini
Genus: Oestrus
Linnaeus 1758
Species

Oestrus is a genus of bot flies, from the family Oestridae

The genus includes the sheep bot fly (O. ovis Linnaeus, 1758) that is a major pest in the Australian sheep industry.

About 34 species are in the genus.

Species[edit]

Genus: Oestrus Linnaeus, 1758

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