Definitions for haematobia irritans

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. horn fly, Haematobia irritans(noun)

    small black European fly introduced into North America; sucks blood from cattle especially at the base of the horn


  1. Horn fly

    Haematobia irritans, the horn fly, is a small fly of the genus Haematobia which is the European genus of bloodsucking flies. Haematobia irritans is a native of Europe but has been introduced to North America and is considered a potentially dangerous livestock pest.


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