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rust fly

(family Psilidae), any of a group of insects (order Diptera) that are small, slender, brownish flies with long antennae. The larvae feed on plants and may be garden pests. The carrot rust fly (Psila rosae) often damages carrots, celery, and related plants.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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