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.
At some point, her co driver had to get out a house fly that kept disturbing her while she drove the big machine.
There is critical need for house fly management tools because of increasing resistance to conventional insecticides (Malik et al.
The House Fly, Disease Carrier; An Account of its Dangerous Activities and of the Means of Destroying it.
Although the stable fly is considered less amenable to laboratory rearing than the house fly (Schoof, 1964), it has been reared in laboratory conditions in order to study its biology and develop new methods of pest control (Berkebile et al.
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.
For example, bacteria (Bacillus thuringiensis) and certain wasps can control parasitic flies (blow fly, house fly, and stable fly).
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.