flies

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carnivorous larva of lacewing flies aphid lion , aphis lion
bristlelike process near the tip of the antenna of certain flies arista
robber flies Asilidae , family Asilidae
someone who flies a balloon balloonist
bee flies Bombyliidae , family Bombyliidae
Mediterranean fruit flies Ceratitis , genus Ceratitis
biting midges; sand flies Ceratopogonidae , family Ceratopogonidae
long-legged slender flies that resemble large mosquitoes but do not bite crane fly , daddy longlegs
sucker on the feet of certain flies cupule
highly infectious disease of rodents (especially rabbits and squirrels) and sometimes transmitted to humans by ticks or flies or by handling infected animals deer fly fever , rabbit fever , tularaemia , tularemia , yatobyo
large order of insects having a single pair of wings and sucking or piercing mouths; includes true flies and mosquitoes and gnats and crane flies Diptera , order Diptera
Old World dung beetle that flies with a droning sound dorbeetle
curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; often used as background scenery drop , drop cloth , drop curtain
fruit flies Drosophilidae , family Drosophilidae
plant hoppers: lantern flies family Fulgoridae , Fulgoridae
flies closely related to the Muscidae: tsetse flies family Glossinidae , Glossinidae
winged or wingless dipterans: louse flies family Hippoboscidae , Hippoboscidae
warble flies family Hypodermatidae , family Oestridae , Hypodermatidae , Oestridae
ichneumon flies family Ichneumonidae , Ichneumonidae
two-winged flies especially the housefly family Muscidae , Muscidae
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