hanging fly

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Related to hanging fly: Bittacidae
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Noun1.hanging fly - any of various mecopterous insects of the family Bittacidae
mecopteran - any of various carnivorous insects of the order Mecoptera
Bittacidae, family Bittacidae - a family of predacious tropical insects of the order Mecoptera
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The reason for this is that rainbows love nothing better than to take a hanging fly. They chase the attractor and then grab it eagerly.