Simuliidae


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Related to Simuliidae: Black flies
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Noun1.Simuliidae - blackflies and sand 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 Simulium, Simulium - type genus of the Simuliidae: blackflies
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The number of instars is not fixed in Simuliidae, in contrast, for example, to Chironomidae and Culicidae, which are 2 families of aquatic Diptera in which there are 4 instars.