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ked

 (kĕd)
n.
Any of various blood-feeding often wingless flies of the family Hippoboscidae that are parasitic on sheep, deer, and other animals.

[Origin unknown.]

ked

(kɛd)
n
(Animals) See sheep ked
[C16: of unknown origin]
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There are two fronts of ked expansion: one that began in 1960 in southernmost Finland (59-60[degrees]N) with source keds from Russia, and one that began on or perhaps slightly before 1983 in southeastern Norway (~59[degrees] N) with source keds from Sweden.
2009) suggested that increase in moose densities in Finland has been the main reason why deer keds have been able to expand their range and increase in numbers.
Interestingly, negative effects of deer keds on human activities have not been recently reported in countries other than Finland.
We have studied the invasion, behavior, and ecology of this parasitic fly, and in this paper briefly review the effect of climate on the distribution of deer keds and our recent findings from host-choice experiments.
Sheep keds are wingless and live amongst the fleece.