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Noun1.Hippobosca - type genus of the HippoboscidaeHippobosca - type genus of the Hippoboscidae  
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Hippoboscidae, Hippoboscidae - winged or wingless dipterans: louse flies
Hippobosca equina, horse tick, horsefly - winged fly parasitic on horses
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One fly deposits hundreds of eggs, and another, like the hippobosca, a single one; but this difference does not determine how many individuals of the two species can be supported in a district.
There are 13 genera distributed in the Americas; all except Hippobosca Linnaeus (represented by one introduced species) are known in the Neotropical region (Wood, 2010).
We found a very low percentage of Bartonella DNA-positive flies, in contrast to the very high prevalence (57 [88%] of 65 observed in Hippoboscidae adult flies (Lipoptena cervi and Hippobosca equina) collected from domestic cattle and wild roe deer in France (H.J.