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Primary or New World Screwworm

The primary screwworm, Cochliomyia hominivorax is the subject of a USDA alert October 3, 2016. Since this is an emerging issue in Florida, in addition to Featured Creatures fact sheet, follow these authoritative information sources or the IFAS home page ( for additional information as it becomes available.

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What is EDIS?

EDIS is the Electronic Data Information Source of UF/IFAS Extension, a collection of information on topics relevant to you. More...

Additional IFAS Sites