Share this entry

Share this page

cluster fly

División en sílabas: clus·ter fly

Definición de cluster fly en inglés:

sustantivo

A fly that often enters buildings in large numbers during the autumn while looking for a place to overwinter.
  • Pollenia rudis (family Calliphoridae), whose larvae parasitize earthworms, and the smaller Thaumatomyia notata (family Chloropidae)
Example sentences
  • Bluebottles and cluster flies are disgusting little creatures, feeding off rotting food and excrement.
  • Face flies and two or three species of cluster flies are often found in large clusters in the same overwintering site.
  • Of course, spring is a good time to find earthworms, so the cluster fly is active during this season.

Definición de cluster fly en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día tenebrous
Pronunciación: ˈtɛnɪbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure