sustantivo (plural horseflies)
A stoutly built fly, the female of which is a bloodsucker and inflicts painful bites on horses and other mammals, including humans.
- Genus Tabanus, family Tabanidae: numerous species
Oraciones de ejemplo
- A bite from a horsefly can be very painful, can take a long time to heal and can lead to an infection.
- Try to avoid camping near water, such as ponds and swamps where insects such as mosquitoes and horseflies are commonly found.
- The horsefly's larva spirals up and down through soft mud, creating a cylindrical column in which it pupates.
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