genus Simulium


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Noun1.genus Simulium - type genus of the Simuliidae: blackfliesgenus Simulium - type genus of the Simuliidae: blackflies
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Simuliidae, Simuliidae - blackflies and sand flies
black fly, buffalo gnat, blackfly - small blackish stout-bodied biting fly having aquatic larvae; sucks the blood of birds as well as humans and other mammals
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It is transmitted through repeated bites by black flies of the genus Simulium. Adult worms live in fibrous nodules under the skin.
Descriptions and redescriptions of species of the blackfly genus Simulium from the northern Andes (Simuliidae, Diptera).
Vectors for the parasite are blackflies (genus Simulium).