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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Blackflies.

Usage examples (27)
  • The Simulium, whose secondary host is the black fly, is common in all fast - flowing, unshaded streams.
  • Microfilariae produced in one person are carried to another by the blackfly, which in West Africa belongs to the Simulium damnosum species complex.
  • The disease, transmitted by black flies of the Simulium species whose bite can be extremely unpleasant, has in the past devastated local communities.
  • The larvae of the blackfly (Simulium damnosum spp.) live attached to a substrate in the fast flowing parts of rivers, where they filter out particles for their nutrition. for more
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