common cattle grub
noun Date: 1947 a cattle grub (Hypoderma lineatum) which is found throughout the United States and whose larva is particularly destructive to cattle

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  • common cattle grub — n a cattle grub of the genus Hypoderma (H. lineatum) which is found throughout the U.S. and whose larva is particularly destructive to cattle …   Medical dictionary

  • cattle grub — grəb n either of two warble flies of the genus Hypoderma esp. in the larval stage: a) COMMON CATTLE GRUB b) NORTHERN CATTLE GRUB …   Medical dictionary

  • cattle grub — noun Date: 1926 either of two warble flies (genus Hypoderma) especially in the larval stage: a. common cattle grub b. a related warble fly (H. bovis) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cattle grub — noun 1. : the maggot of a warble fly 2. : the adult warble fly * * * the larva or adult of a warble fly, esp. Hypoderma lineatum, a common pest of cattle in North America. Also called heel fly. [1925 30, Amer.] * * * cattle grub, a larva of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cattle grub — cat′tle grub n. ent the larva or adult of a warble fly, esp. Hypoderma lineatum, a common pest of cattle in North America • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • cattle grub — the larva or adult of a warble fly, esp. Hypoderma lineatum, a common pest of cattle in North America. Also called heel fly. [1925 30, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • White grub — White White (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Warble fly — Taxobox name = Warble flies regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Hexapoda classis = Insecta subclassis = Pterygota infraclassis = Neoptera superordo = Endopterygota| ordo = Diptera subordo = Brachycera infraordo = Muscomorpha… …   Wikipedia

  • Hypoderma — A genus of botflies whose larvae are the cause of a tropical form of myiasis linearis (cutaneous larva migrans) of man; occasionally they invade the interior of the eye. Two species, H. bovis and H. lineatum, are botflies of cattle. The ova of H …   Medical dictionary

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