volume 11, issue 4, P669-672 2004
DOI: 10.1590/s0328-03812004000400008
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Abstract: A record of Gracilinanus agilis (Marsupialia, Didelphidae) parasited by Metacuterebra apicalis (Diptera, Cuterebridae) in the cerrado of Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil-The first report of infection caused by maggots of the botfly Metacuterebra apicalis (Guérin-Méneville) on miceopossums Gracilinanus agilis (Burmeister) is presented. The examined individuals collected in the cerrado vegetation in Brasilia, DF, Brazil, showed infections in ventral area of the body, around genital organs. Two botflies (male a…

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