Chrysops

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Chrysops

 [kris´ops]
a genus of small bloodsucking horse flies of warm regions, of the family Tabanidae. C. disca´lis is the deer fly, a host of tularemia in the western United States, and C. sila´cea is an intermediate host of Loa loa in Africa.
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Chrysops

(kris'ops),
The deerfly, a genus of biting flies with about 80 North American species, characterized by a splotched wing pattern; Chrysops discalis is a vector of Francisella tularensis in the U.S.; Chrysops dimidiatus and Chrysops silaceus are the principal vectors of Loa loa in west Africa.
[G. chrysos, gold, + ōps, eye]
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Chrys·ops

(kris'ops)
The deerfly (or mangefly), a genus of biting flies with about 80 North American species; C. discalis is a vector of Francisella tularensis in the U.S.; C. dimidiatus and C. silaceus are the principal vectors of Loa loa in West Africa.
[G. chrysos, gold, + ōps, eye]
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