deer fly

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or deer fly  (dîr′flī′)
Any of various biting tabanid flies of the genus Chrysops, the females of which feed on the blood of mammals. Deerflies are smaller than horseflies and usually have a dark band on the wings.

deer′ fly`

any of several tabanid flies of the genus Chrysops, the female of which is a vector of tularemia.
[1850–55, Amer.]
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Chrysops abatus Philip, 1941 Florida Record: Philip 1941 Note: Species pair with C.
Evaluation of poultry byproduct meal in commercial diets for hybrid striped bass (Morone chrysops x M.
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In the current study, we monitored growth and survival of hybrid striped bass (Morone chrysops * Morone saxatilis) reared in a controlled environment following surgical tag implantation using a topical antibiotic treatment.
Digestibility of rice bran has been found to be low (41%) in Stripped bass, Morone saxatilis cross Morone chrysops and as low as (38%) in Thai Koi (Anabas testudineus), while fishmeal digestibility is high (80%) in the same species [19].
walkeri Human, Horse, Cow, Skin Johnson, Pig 1936 Chrysops brunnea Mammals Skin Snow & Picard, 1954 C.
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Crites, he completed his thesis on "A Comparative Study of the Parasites of White Perch, Morone americana Gmelin, and White Bass, Morone chrysops Rafinesque, in the Western Basin of Lake Erie.
Quantitative distribution of muscle fiber types in the scup Stenoteomus chrysops.
Furthermore, some other hunting spiders, such as Philaeus chrysops (Poda 1761), Ozyptila tricoloripes Strand 1913, Thanatus kitabensis Charitonov 1946 and Drassodes lapidosus (Walckenaer 1802), were repeatedly seen feeding on harvestmen in this microhabitat.
This includes for the past the two Ichthyomyzon species, Moxostoma macrolepidotum , Fundulus dispar, Fundulus notatus, and Morone chrysops.