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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Island Paradise and Vampire Worms

Podcast: Free Audio File If you prefer to listen to podcasts, feel free to play the audio version of this blog by clicking on the player above. Podcast: Island Paradise and Vampire HookwormsLength: Pending 0 min 0 secondsWritten and read by the author Island Paradise and Vampire Hookworms Hookworms crawled and twisted their way into […]

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