BITING FLIES HABITS

  1. Diurnal (day active). Females suck blood. Males consume botanical juices.

    Mosquito, Deer fly, Horse fly, Stable fly
    • Deer fly
    • Horsefly
  2. Females blood feed on humans and animals alike. Painful bite. Males are nectar feeders.




    A) black fly
  3. Day active, common in shaded areas. Highly attracted to dark blue.




    B) black fly
  4. Both sexes bloodfeed




    A) stable fly
  5. Major pest of confined and pastured cattle and horses but can and will feed on humans.




    D) stable fly
  6. Females blood feed on humans, domestic animals, birds, and lizards.




    A) biting midge
  7. Males in some species lack functional mouthparts, others feed on nectar.




    A) biting midge
  8. Often found near marshes, water, and wet places




    B) biting midge
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BITING FLIES HABITS
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BITING FLIES HABITS
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