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forest fly

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Definition of forest fly in English:

noun

A bloodsucking European louse fly of wooded areas, attacking horses and other animals.
  • Hippobosca equina, family Hippoboscidae
Example sentences
  • One of our good friends from Belgium who works on forest flies finds dozens of new species each time he goes in.
  • There are also no or few horsefly's during these seasons and we don't see the biting forest flies which we do have during the summer weeks.
  • This brings the moot question to the fore: who else were at fault, besides the obvious parasites and the forest flies which spread the disease?

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