Definition of Horseflies. Meaning of Horseflies. Synonyms of Horseflies

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Definition of Horseflies

Horseflies
Horsefly Horse"fly`, n.; pl. Horseflies. 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any dipterous fly of the family Tabanid[ae], that stings horses, and sucks their blood. Note: Of these flies there are numerous species, both in Europe and America. They have a large proboscis with four sharp lancets for piercing the skin. Called also breeze fly. See Illust. under Diptera, and Breeze fly. 2. (Zo["o]l.) The horse tick or forest fly (Hippobosca).

Meaning of Horseflies from wikipedia

- Diptera. The adults are often large and agile in flight. Only female horseflies bite land vertebrates, including humans, to obtain blood. They prefer...
- Diptera. Horsefly may also refer to: Horsefly Lake Provincial Park Horsefly, British Columbia Horsefly River Horsefly weed The Horse Flies - Ithaca, New...
- horseflies in the area during summer. Horsefly Lake Provincial Park is located on its northwestern s****. List of lakes of British Columbia Horsefly,...
- around 20-25 millimeters. They have uniform dark brown eyes. Dark giant horseflies are a common species to be found buzzing around cows and horses. They...
- Tab**** bromius, sometimes called the band-e**** brown horsefly, is a species of biting horseflies. Tab**** bromius is one of the smaller European Tab****...
- horseflies of the family Tabanidae. Females have scissor-like mouthparts that aim to cut the skin. The horsefly can then lap up the blood. Horseflies...
- village Horsefly. The name derived from the Horsefly River and Horsefly Lake, so designated by the early pioneers because of the prevalence of horseflies during...
- Horsefly weed, horsefly-weed, or horseflyweed is a common name for several plants, and may refer to: Baptisia australis, native to central and eastern...
- for a horse-fly, adults usually being 25–30 mm long. Like most other horseflies, its compound eyes are very colorful with stripe-like patterns. Its body...
- (Russia, Mongolia, and China) and in the Near East (Turkey and Iran). These horseflies mainly live in wetlands, lakes and streams and edge of forests. Tab****...