louse fly


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Noun1.Louse fly - bloodsucking dipterous fly parasitic on birds and mammalslouse fly - bloodsucking dipterous fly parasitic on birds and mammals
dipteran, dipteron, dipterous insect, two-winged insects - insects having usually a single pair of functional wings (anterior pair) with the posterior pair reduced to small knobbed structures and mouth parts adapted for sucking or lapping or piercing
family Hippoboscidae, Hippoboscidae - winged or wingless dipterans: louse flies
Hippobosca equina, horse tick, horsefly - winged fly parasitic on horses
Melophagus Ovinus, sheep ked, sheep tick, sheep-tick - wingless fly that is an external parasite on sheep and cattle
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In this work, we report new host records for the louse fly Ornithoctona fusciventris (Wiedemann, 1830) (Diptera: Hippoboscidae), the infection prevalence of this fly parasite on birds captured in the surroundings of Xalapa City in the state of Veracruz, Mexico, and a positive infection with haemosporidian parasites for one of the birds parasitized by O.
In the state of Minas Gerais, in southeastern Brazil, a research study with free living pigeons showed that all pigeons were infested with Pseudolynchia canariensis a blood feeding louse fly and with Haemoproteus colombae and Eimeria spp.
Initial experience with individual human protection from attack by the deer louse fly Lipoptena cervi.