Health [WATCH] Expert Removal Of A Botfly Larva AKA ‘The Dreaded Beef Worm’ Emmanuel March 25, 2016 An embedded worm with a barbed head? Gnarly! Don’t panic if you’re unlucky enough to get a botfly larva under your skin during a visit to Belize. They can be extracted simply and painlessly. Here’s advice on how to do it from an expert.