house fly


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Noun1.House fly - common fly that frequents human habitations and spreads many diseaseshouse fly - common fly that frequents human habitations and spreads many diseases
fly - two-winged insects characterized by active flight
genus Musca, Musca - type genus of the Muscidae: houseflies
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Persons who live two or three miles' distance in the country are considered as next-door neighbours, and transactions at the one house fly with incredible celerity to the other.
One insect, however, we found abundant, and that was the common or house fly.
The shows range from the iconic "Charlotte's Web'' to newer favorites such as Tedd Arnold's "Fly Guy and Other Stories,'' about the friendship between a young boy and a lovable house fly.
Insects have longer life expectancies and Kenny Jackett is taking nothing for granted - but he would appear to be nearer the termite queen (30 years) or the German cockroach (three to six months) than the house fly (15 to 25 days) or the poor midge (hours).
More than 100 pathogens are associated with the house fly, including Salmonella, Staphylococcus, E.
2million nuclear scanner to analyse house fly maggots.
You're super-gross but you're super-awesome," Izzi Brushland, an eighth-grader at the Arts and Technology Academy said as she examined a house fly.
35pm BBC1) GRAHAM'S sofa has seen some great stars this series, but the biggest laugh in last week's uproarious show was provided by a guest who wasn't even invited - a house fly that Chris O'Dowd almost swallowed when it landed in his glass of water.
NORTON IS OFF TO FLIER GRAHAM'S sofa has seen some great stars this series, but the biggest laugh in last week's uproarious show was provided by a guest who wasn't even invited - a house fly that Chris O'Dowd almost swallowed when it landed in his glass of water.
Backed by sidekick Victoria (Andrea Riseborough), he pilots a bug-like machine that resembles a bladeless ceramic helicopter crossed with an agile blue bottle house fly.
The house fly is often considered merely a nuisance.
This could be attributed to seasonal influences and overall population numbers but could also be due to house fly behavior and physiology (they may land on the outside of the trap before entering and receive a lethal dose of imidacloprid before entering the trap itself).