louse flies


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louse flies

pupiparous, dorsoventrally flattened dipterous ectoparasites of the family Hippoboscidae.
See also: Hippobosca.
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During the outbreak, several hundred louse flies were collected at the foundation and frozen at -20[degrees]C.
Homogenates prepared from whole louse flies were tested with the same procedures described for owl tissues.
Although mosquitoes appear to be the main vector, other ectoparasites such as ticks, louse flies, and fleas should also be examined as potential vectors.