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wohl·fahr·tia

n 1  cap  :  a genus of larviparous dipteran flies of the family Sarcophagidae that commonly deposit their larvae in wounds or on the intact skin of humans and domestic animals causing severe cutaneous myiasis  2  :  any fly of the genus Wohlfahrtia
 
Wol•fart, Peter (1675-1726),
German physician. Wolfart was a practicing physician in Hanau, Germany, as well as a professor of medicine and anatomy, first at the secondary school and later at the college there.
 
 

 
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