horse fly


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horse fly

see tabanus.
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But of course, should any type of fly carrying anthrax from a dead deer or livestock then come into contact with a human's open wound (or, in the case of a horse fly, actually draw blood with those sharp mouthparts), the bacteria conceivably could be transmitted to the person.
Lesley-Jane Goodfellow, 50, was riding near Scone, Perthshire, when her horse Fly slipped backwards into a ditch, dragging her underneath.
A previously unnamed species of horse fly with a glamorous golden rear end has been named after the singer because it is the "all-time diva of flies".
The Scaptia Beyonceae is a rare type of horse fly that was collected from Australia's tropical north in 1981, the same year that Beyonce was born.
Wylie said: 'I have made a big investment, but this is a great thrill and it was just stunning to watch the horse fly over the final flight
It started off on one of my legs about 34 years ago, and was first treated as a horse fly bite by my doctor.