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. There they came, "not as single spies, but in battalions," as I think the Old Testament[*] says somewhere.
With the advent of DDT (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane) for control of insects, house fly control has been largely through use of chemical insecticides.
A relative of the house fly, friendly flies are so named because they like to land on people; they don't bite, and they stay unless brushed off.
Dispersal pattern of the house fly affected sanitations and weather in rural Maryland.
Rhai o'r gwahanol bryfaid sy'n byw ac yn bridio ar faw ceffyl ydi'r pry (house fly), y pry llwyd (horse fly) a phry'r cyrn (stable fly) ynghyd a nifer o rai eraill ac mae amryw ohonyn nhw hefyd yn sugno gwaed.
Also featured are a house fly with a 10-foot wingspread, a grasshopper, a bat and a giraffe whose head and neck alone stretch 9 feet tall.
This year's first place award was presented to Charles Krebs, Charles Krebs Photography Issaquah, Wash., for his reflected light image of a muscoid fly (house fly).
Here are four common bugs: a ladybug, a honey bee, a cricket, and a house fly. Find your own and study each with your magnifying glass.
He saddles Newton and Grand Reward, while Mokabra and Leitrim House fly the flag for Britain.
'It is likely a general farming practice being carried out in that area coupled together with the topography and extraordinary weather conditions which has led to the massive explosion in the house fly population.'
Specialized house fly rearing facilities and equipment -- with extra management and energy requirements - increase house fly production costs.