Glossinidae


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Related to Glossinidae: Glossina morsitans, Tse-Tse Flies
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Noun1.Glossinidae - flies closely related to the Muscidae: tsetse flies
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Diptera, order Diptera - a 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
genus Glossina - type genus of the Glossinidae: tsetse flies
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Brachycera * Tabanidae (horseflies) * Blood-sucking insects arthropods (Tabanus, * Females bite and feed on Haematopota, Chrysops) warm-blooded animals * Most live near waters * Strong fliers * Breed in moist earth or leaf mold Cyclorrhapha * Glossinidae arthropods * Glossina are found only (Glossina) in Africa south of the Sahara (other Glossinidae are found worldwide).
Both the Glossinidae and Natalimyzidae are, however, represented in the fossil record from other zoogeographical regions of the world: the Glossinidae from North America (e.