deer fly


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deer fly

A biting fly, Chrysops discalis, that transmits the causative organism of tularemia (deer fly fever).
See also: fly
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Autogeny and mating and their relationship to biting in the saltmarsh deer fly, Chrysops atlanticus (Diptera: Tabanidae).
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The more than 300 species include the black fly, stable fly and deer fly, though the bite of the horsefly is one of the most painful.