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New World Screwworm: Gone -Yes, but not Forgotten!

Florida has a long history with New World Screwworm.  Shown here from the left, is a screwworm fly and screwworm larvae (or maggots). Several kinds of maggots infest the wounds of warm-blooded animals; however, the only one that feeds exclusively on live flesh is the screwworm, and Florida has a long history with New World …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/02/08/new-world-screwworm-gone-yes-but-not-forgotten/