deer fly

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deer fly

A biting fly, Chrysops discalis, that transmits the causative organism of tularemia (deer fly fever).
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deer fly

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The control of horse flies and deer flies (Diptera: Tabanidae).
The temporary impoundment of salt marshes for the control of coastal deer flies.
Horse and deer flies feeding on an infected animal easily can spread the disease to another.
and A-west) are common in the intermountain region of the western United States, are associated with lower mortality rates in humans, and are the only strains currently linked to transmission by deer flies (Chrysops spp.
But they have no effect on horse flies and deer flies.
In addition, 9 adult raccoon and 2 adult skunk samples from nearby Great Island (South Yarmouth, MA) collected in 1988 were nonreactive, despite being trapped from a site where dog ticks, rabbits, and deer flies are as common as they are on Martha's Vineyard (unpub.
Not that you do not deserve a rest, but the Mayflies, deer flies and mosquitoes will eat you alive
The abdomen of deer flies and horse flies was first removed and then placed in individual vials.
The gardener is familiar with mosquitoes, Mayflies, deer flies, ticks and (perhaps) several dozen other pests that annoy humans.
For years I had a terrible problem with face flies, deer flies and ticks.
Veit recalls the day he was trying to enjoy nature while sitting by a pond in New Hampshire, but having a difficult time of it because of unending harassment from biting deer flies.
To his pleasant surprise, a dragonfly appeared and began picking off the nasty deer flies.