wohlfahrtia

noun
wohl·fahr·tia | \ ˌvōl-ˈfärt-ē-ə \

Medical Definition of wohlfahrtia 

1 capitalized : a genus of larviparous dipteran flies of the family Sarcophagidae that commonly deposit their larvae in wounds or on the intact skin of humans and domestic animals causing severe cutaneous myiasis

2 : any fly of the genus Wohlfahrtia

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