Records of eye-frequenting lepidoptera from man.

  title={Records of eye-frequenting lepidoptera from man.},
  author={Hans B{\"a}nziger and William B{\"u}ttiker},
  journal={Journal of medical entomology},
  volume={6 1},
Eye-frequenting noctuids have been known from Africa since 1915 and from Southeast Asia since 1958. Their hosts are wild and domesticated members of the mammalian orders Artiodactyla, Perissodactyla and Proboscidea and include cattle, water buffalo, sheep, sambar, antelope, pigs, horses, multes, and elephants. Previous work in northern Thailand has shown that the Noctuidae, Pyralidae and Geometridae include species that quite regularly feed on lachrymal secretions, pus and blood of some of the… CONTINUE READING