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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Other difficulties occur in locating ecological niches in the jungle and mountainous zones because of the difficulty in communications.

Network Analysis Inbound Links 1 1 Total. Screwworm eradication has been successful in North and Central America, including some Caribbean islands. Copy to clipboard Close. It is recommended that those animal husbandry sel requiring the wounding of animals be carried out during the dry and cold months, and that if possible grazing be barrenxdor during the night. Activities in Central America Puerto Rico.

The regional eradication programmes in the Caribbean region and in South America should be continued to bring economic and public health benefits to a large number of countries. Click the ‘Query Network’ button to show other libraries in the Library. The wild animals probably suffer and even worst devastating effects because they are unmanageable and cannot be benefited by the measures of treatment and protection that domestic animals get.

The screwworm is the larva of a fly whose scientific name is Cochliomyia hominivorax Coquerel, Mexico-US Commission The strategy for initiating the eradication was based on epizootiological characteristics, geographical and seasonal distribution of the disease, field inspection resources and production of sterile insects available from the plants in Mission, Texas and Tuxtla Gutierrez.

The latter plant initiated production in August Richard Wall 35 Estimated H-index: Economic impact from screwworm eradication in Mexico, Vol. Library Locations Map Details. Populations increased more from April to October than during the coolest and driest barrenzdor.


After these data are accumulated, a commission must be assembled with public and private organizations in order to determine the real cost and benefits of eradication.

At the same time, they learned from their American counterparts of the effectiveness of the sterile insect technique. The excretions of screwworm produce necrosis to the infested tissue, which by its smell attracts other species of Diptera that infest the outside screwworm area while still widening and deepening the wound.

Economic costs, the length of the program, and undesirable side effects of the screwworm eradication program led to a search for alternatives control measures. The culmination of the programme will be the establishment of a biological barrier in the Darien zone of Panama, supported by new techniques of sterile insect production with gel media and cheaper dispersal of insects, as already described.

Toggle navigation University of Missouri-St. Tannahill 1 Estimated H-index: Report on the screwworm problem in the gaanado United States and northeastern Mexico with comment on control and eradication.


As the larva feeds, the wound gradually enlarges, becoming larger and deeper. However, because of a lack of control measures, reinfestation subsequently occurred. The diffusion of NWS in Mexico and beyond the border into the southern United States led to a signed eradication agreement between the two countries in Over North and South America the NWS is known by various local names, the most common being screwworm, queresa, gusanera, bichera and bicheira.

This last method has proved to date to be the most effective. Structured data from the Bibframe namespace is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.


This modification was insisted upon by the organized cattle ranchers of the United States, Mexico and Central America. This achieved savings in sterile insect production without diminishing biological quality.

El costo economico, el largo plazo que exige y las consecuencias indeseables delprograma de erradicacion, propenden por la busqueda de alternativas de control efectivas.


In addition, the hydroponic media production system was replaced by the use of gel media. The New Barrendor screwworm NWSCochliomyia hominivorax Coquerelhas existed on the American continent see Figure 1 from ancient times, and its name is found in all the principal indigenous dialects. The item Gusano barrenador del ganado: Rh Richardson 1 Estimated H-index: In NWS was again eradicated from the island. El programa de erradicacion de C.

The tape hatching or dorsal suture is a weak line along the ovule from the operculum to the opposite end, which opens at the time that the first instar larvae is ready to go, and between hours after posture.

In Puerto Rico, one case was detected in in a horse transported from Venezuela. Are you looking for Populations of common wildlife are mainly attacked through infestation of the navel.

The installation and equipment were conserved as a strategic resource in case of eventual reinfestation.

Gusano Barrenador del Ganado

Bushland 1 Estimated H-index: This clearly demonstrated the failure of the sterile fly barrier. In Mexico two other species barrenadof parasitic Diptera follow NWS in importance, in the northern plains Hypoderma bovis locally called barro del ganado and in the tropical southern zones Dermatobia hominis colmoyote. Difficulties in the operation have been numerous, the most outstanding being the aerial dispersal of insects because of the high bareenador of the mountains, which are permanently covered by clouds.

The latter undoubtedly competes in animal and public health and economic importance with the NWS in the countries of Central and South America.