Maggots Among Us, Part 2

In the previous post, we introduced the Old World (OWS) and New World (NWS) screwworms.  Both species have many common characteristics.  Here, we discuss lifecycles and methods of eradication. Both OWS and NWS follow similar lifecycles.  Duration depends on ambient temperatures, with cooler temps lengthening the cycle.  Adult females oviposit at the borders of wounds […]

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