family Simuliidae

noun
blackflies and sand flies
Syn: ↑Simuliidae
Hypernyms: ↑arthropod family
Member Holonyms: ↑Diptera, ↑order Diptera
Member Meronyms: ↑Simulium, ↑genus Simulium

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  • Simulium — A genus of biting gnats or midges, the black flies, humpbacked flies, or buffalo gnats in the dipteran family Simuliidae. The aquatic larvae require swift flowing streams or highly oxygenated waters for their development, a critical epidemiologic …   Medical dictionary

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