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Related to Hippoboscidae: Oestridae, Calliphoridae, Sarcophagidae
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Noun1.Hippoboscidae - winged or wingless dipterans: louse 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
hippoboscid, louse fly - bloodsucking dipterous fly parasitic on birds and mammals
genus Hippobosca, Hippobosca - type genus of the Hippoboscidae
genus Melophagus, Melophagus - an arthropod genus of wingless flies including the sheep ked
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Cases of phoresy in the ischnoceran chewing lice (formerly Mallophaga partim), especially on flies of the families Hippoboscidae and Culicidae, have been well documented and appear to be relatively common occurrences (e.
Preliminary results from our study indicate a high percentage of the deer harvest was infested with Hippoboscidae and to a lesser extent Ixodes scapularis.
The Hippoboscidae or louse-flies (Diptera) of mammals and birds.