deer fly definition

  • noun:
    • some of various stout-bodied, blood-sucking flies of genus Chrysops, closely pertaining to the horseflies but smaller and having spotted or banded wings.
    • A Eurasian species of louse fly when you look at the family members Hippoboscidae, Lipoptena cervi; parasites of elk, deer and other bovine creatures, drawing bloodstream and laying eggs when you look at the fur associated with the number pets.
    • A gold or green eyed horsefly of the genus Chrysops when you look at the household Tabanidae; pests to cattle, horses and people, feeding on their blood.

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