stable fly

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stable fly

n.
A fly (Stomoxys calcitrans) that sucks the blood of domestic animals and humans.

stable fly

n
(Animals) a blood-sucking muscid fly, Stomoxys calcitrans, that attacks man and domestic animals

sta′ble fly`


n.
a two-winged fly, Stomoxys calcitrans, having the mouthparts adapted for biting: a common household and stable pest.
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Known scientifically as Stomoxys calcitrans, the stable fly hangs out almost anywhere that horses, cattle and other agricultural animals can be found.
Biological control of Musca domestica and Stomoxys calcitrans by mass releases of the parasitoid Spalangia cameroni on two Norwegian pig farms.
Activity of pupal parasitoids of the stable fly Stomoxys calcitrans and prevalence of entomopathogenic fungi in the stable fly and the house fly Musca domestica in Denmark.
The two most common flies that farmers deal with are the housefly, Musca domestica, and the biting stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans.
Calliphora 1975 (80) vector in the transmission (bluebottle) and Stomoxys of leprosy (biting stable fly) were able to take up large numbers of acid fast bacilli from museus and skin lesions of leproma- tous patients (bacteria found in gut).
Especificamente para este tipo de alternativa: "Se comprobo actividad antihelmintica frente a Fasciola hepatica, Ascaridia galli y larvas de Stomoxys calcitrans del compuesto activo pinocembrine (5,7-dihydroxiflavanona), aislado por el fraccionamiento en cromatografia de capa fina (TLC) de un extracto de partes aereas de la planta, obtenido con acetona" (14).
A biting insect that feeds on blood, the stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans, can create open lesions on the animals.
Stomoxys calcitrans (Linneaus) (Diptera: Muscidae), also known as stable flies, are bloodsucking insects associated with livestock and wildlife throughout the world.