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Eristalis tenax

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  1. a European hoverfly, also known as the drone fly

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 7, 2009
  2. There have occasionally been documented cases of human intestinal Myiasis of the Rat-tailed maggot (larva of Eristalis tenax)

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  3. has been introduced into North America and is widely established

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  4. The larva of E. tenax is a rat-tailed maggot

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  5. lives in drainage ditches, pools around manure piles, sewage, and similar places containing water badly polluted with organic matter

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  6. The larva likely feeds on the abundant bacteria living in these places

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