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sheep bot·f·ly

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  1. sheep botfly, sheep gadfly, Oestrus ovisnoun

    larvae are parasitic on sheep


  1. sheep botfly

    The sheep botfly, also known as Oestrus ovis, is a species of fly from the family Oestridae that is a parasite of sheep and goats. The female botfly lays its eggs in the nostrils of these animals, where the larvae then hatch and migrate to the nasal cavities and sinuses, causing respiratory distress and discomfort. The larvae mature within the nasal passages before being sneezed out by the host to pupate in the soil. The adult flies do not feed and have a short lifespan.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sheep botfly in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sheep botfly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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