Flies

From Dog

A number of female flies are parasites on dogs and responsible for transmission of certain diseases.

Included in this list are:

Species Common name Disease transmitted
Cuterebra emasculator rodent botfly cuterebriasis
Hippobosca longipennis blood fly Bartonella spp, Acanthocheilonema spp
Lutzomyia spp sandfly Leishmania spp
Phortica variegata fruit fly Thelazia spp