PROBLEMÁTICA DEL GUSANO BARRENADOR DEL GANADO, Cochliomyia hominivorax (Coquerel, ) EN COLOMBIA THE PROBLEM OF SCREWWORM. The new world screwworm fly, Cochliomyia hominivorax, in larval stage is an obligate parasite of mammals and humans, causing traumatic myiasis. The female. “Comision Mexico-Americana Para la Erradicacion del Gusano Barrenador del Ganado.” Special Collections, USDA National Agricultural Library. Accessed.

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Gusano barrenador del ganado: Mexico-US Commission Projections Despite the topographical, communicational, social and economic difficulties involved, the eradication work in the isthmus of Central America should continue. The wounds caused by dehorning, castration, iron marking, ticks bites, and in particular gahado are very attractive to the oviposition of the female flies.


One of the biggest challenges to eradication has been obtaining information about the wild NWS population because of the inaccessibility of the jungle areas. The original plan to build the factory in three sea vessels was discarded because of the high operation costs involved. Autocidal control of screwworms in North America. Language spa eng spa.


Ina year before schedule, the biological barrier of sterile insects was established in the Tehuantepec Isthmus, thus achieving the primary objective of the Commission. Are you looking for Like other insects, screwworm fly has four phases or stages in its life cycle which are: Las areas de investigacion prioritarias en. Populations increased more from April to October than during the coolest and driest months.

Download PDF Cite this paper. Link network that share this resource. This modification was insisted upon by the organized cattle ranchers of the United Barrenxdor, Mexico and Central America. Insects with a pair of wings and one pair serving as modified flight stabilizer halteres. Barrenadod spite of these efforts, the success expected dep not achieved because of the presence of microclimates where the parasite could overwinter, the impossibility of controlling wildlife migration and the absence of natural barriers that could impede the parasites’ movement.


At these stations an average of two animals per minute were inspected; in all more than animals per week passed ganwdo these stations from the infested areas.

Infested wounds are treated using diverse products. This will also reduce the risk of outbreaks in other continents, such as the present one in the Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, which gusank it extends will jeopardize wildlife and animal production in countries south of the Sahara see Figure 9. Occasionally cases were found in human beings. US Department of State.

Since this type of operation is more economical and because the quality of the insects is similar to that of flies dispersed by box, this procedure could in future be applied to other eradication programmes. Males are sexually active and can copulate several times in the course of their adult lives.

The Commission The Ganaado is governed by a Board of Directors formed of officers from both countries. Mexico-US Commission The serious veterinary and economic consequences of this parasitosis depend on the number of guzano, the size of the area concerned, the animal species involved, husbandry techniques, the density of the cattle-raising areas, the presence of other ectoparasites or diseases that make wounds and the time of year.

In the case of the male they are united holoptical and in the female there is a separation between both eyes dichopticand they are about twice the size of a housefly. Each little egg has a tough outer shell called corium with reticulated or lace appearance containing an embryo which is completely transformed into first instar of larvae before hatching.

However in eradication of NWS was fully achieved. In Puerto Rico, one case was detected in in a horse transported from Venezuela.

Gusano Barrenador del Ganado

The Resource Gusano barrenador del ganado: Click the ‘Query Network’ button to show other libraries in the Library. S Anziani 11 Estimated H-index: This last method has proved to date to barrehador the most effective.


Its objective was to control and reduce economic losses caused by the NWS and to avoid the pest’s natural migration toward the control and eradication zones in the United States. The sterile insect technique is now in use to eliminate the fly in other areas of Central America. The Commission has functioned under a counterpart system in barrrnador departments of insect mass production, field inspection animal movement control and quarantine, air operations and administrative services.

The new world screwworm fly, Cochliomyia guusano, in larval stage is an obligate parasite of mammals and humans, causing traumatic myiasis. From barrfnador cases it is evident that health controls must be established in the international importation and exportation of live animals as well as in the movement of animals between enzootic and free zones within the same country. This was to avoid the constant interruptions in insect delivery to the packaging and dispersal centres caused by mechanical maintenance problems and adverse meteorological conditions for barrenaador.

This programme affected the states on both sides of the United States-Mexico border. Home remedies such as vegetable oil or animal fat mixed with tobacco or other plants are smeared on the wound to achieve larval asphyxia. Krafsur 1 Estimated H-index: Eradication of NWS is important for increasing livestock production for a growing population without encroaching on the forests, jungles and environment of Central and South America.