genus Glossina


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Noun1.genus Glossina - type genus of the Glossinidae: tsetse flies
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Glossinidae, Glossinidae - flies closely related to the Muscidae: tsetse flies
glossina, tsetse, tsetse fly, tzetze, tzetze fly - bloodsucking African fly; transmits sleeping sickness etc.
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The tsetse fly of the genus Glossina is a large, brown biting fly that serves as a vector for the trypanosomes.
vivax is transmitted cyclically in Africa by flies of the genus Glossina and is accepted that in America the transmission is mechanical (Gardiner & Mahmoud 1990).