biting fly

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biting fly

n.
A dipteran fly, such as a mosquito, midge, or horsefly, with mouthparts that are adapted to biting and piercing humans and other animals.
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Both Castner and Mackenzie grappled constantly with biting flies so big they're called bulldogs, swarms of ravenous mosquitoes, perilous rapids and fierce summer weather.
Thoroughly tested and proven to repel mosquitoes, all biting flies, no-see-ems, ticks, chiggers, gnats and fleas.
Dynatrap not only trap mosquitoes but is helpful in elimination of biting flies, moths, wasps and other flying insects without the use of pesticides or chemicals.
EHD is spread deer to deer by very small biting flies called midges.
Here in the South, the biting flies can wreak havoc on your working dog, especially by biting around their nose where the hair is sparse.
Dragonflies are critically important in a healthy ecosystem because they prey on small insects, including mosquitoes, biting flies, and gnats.
Called wallowing, bison roll in the dirt to deter biting flies and help shed fur.
They are listed as carpenter ants, domestic flies (house fly, flesh fly, blow fly, moth fly, phorid fly, fruit fly, etc), biting flies (midges, eye gnats, horse fly, deer fly, black fly, stable fly), mosquitoes (Aedes, Anopheles, Culex, etc), rats and mice, cockroaches (American, Oriental, German and brown banded), bed bugs, ticks and mites, rat fleas and other organisms.
TundeLawal, at the inauguration of Topline item for livestock safeguard against ticks, biting flies and different diseases.
Temperatures too warm and humid, pesky biting flies, and still-thick leaf cover didn't look or feel like autumn.
On a cattle farm established by an aristocrat a century ago, he dons a pair of overalls and joins workers as they bathe more than 2,000 animals to ward off parasites and biting flies.