family Simuliidae


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Noun1.family Simuliidae - blackflies and sand 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 Simulium, Simulium - type genus of the Simuliidae: blackflies
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The natural histories of black flies of the family Simuliidae make them an excellent potential model to study predator-prey interactions.
Family Empididae Hydrachnidae * Family Hydrachnidae Oligochaeta * Class Oligochaeta Plecoptera * Order Plecoptera Simuliidae * Family Simuliidae Tipulidae * Family Tipulidae Trichoptera * Order Trichoptera Pagastia sp.
This paper augments the preliminary results obtained for the family Simuliidae, which has been included as a target group in a multidisciplinary project funded by the Darwin Initiative, UK.