Glossinidae


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Related to Glossinidae: Glossina morsitans, Tse-Tse Flies
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Noun1.Glossinidae - flies closely related to the Muscidae: tsetse 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 Glossina - type genus of the Glossinidae: tsetse flies
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Metabolic responses of Glossina pallidipes (Diptera: Glossinidae) puparia exposed to oxygen and temperature variation: Implications for population dynamics and subterranean life.
The technique also worked with the tsetse fly, Glossina pallidipes (Austen) (Diptera: Glossinidae) and distinct differences in isotopic signature were detected between wild and laboratory-reared flies.
Population structuring of Glossina palpalis gambiensis (Diptera: Glossinidae) according to landscape fragmentation in the Mouhoun river, Burkina Faso.
brevipalpis (Diptera: Glossinidae) in north-eastern Kwa Zulu-Natal, South Africa.
leonum Westwood, 1851 as being an accidental parasite of Glossina morsitans Westwood, 1851 (Diptera: Glossinidae), but the source of this information remains unclear.
Several species attack economically important flies, such as the Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata; Tephritidae) and Tsetse fly (Glossina morsitans; Glossinidae; J.