DEER FLIES PHE 02

  1. HORSE DEER FLY - FIELD GUIDE
    Eggs are laid in masses of 100-1,000 eggs covered with a _ on leaves, rocks, or debris overhanging water or on moist areas
    Jellylike
  2. HORSE DEER FLY - FIELD GUIDE
    Upon hatching, the larvae fall _
    into the water or onto moist soil.
  3. HORSE DEER FLY - FIELD GUIDE
    larvae are _ and _, feeding on insect larvae, snails, earthworms, etc.
    Carnivorous and cannibalistic
  4. HORSE DEER FLY - FIELD GUIDE
    larvae of deer flies feed on
    decaying organic matter (detritovores).
  5. HORSE DEER FLY - FIELD GUIDE
    Larvae move to the _ fringe areas of their habitat to pupate
    Drier fringe
  6. HORSE DEER FLY - FIELD GUIDE
    mouthparts are for _ and _, not piercing.
    Tearing and lapping
  7. HORSE DEER FLY - FIELD GUIDE
    tularemia that is transmitted from rabbits, hares, and other rodents.
    Tularemia
  8. HORSE DEER FLY - FIELD GUIDE
    After biting an infected animal, they can transmit the disease for about DAYS.
    5 days
  9. HORSE DEER FLY - FIELD GUIDE
    mechanically transmit a number of diseases to domesticated animals such as
    anthrax, California encephalitis, western equine encephalitis, etc.
  10. HORSE DEER FLY - FIELD GUIDE
    Most tabanid flies are _ or forest _.
    Woodland or forest dwellers
  11. HORSE DEER FLY - FIELD GUIDE
    Most species feed during full _ and are most evident on windless, hot, sunny days.
    Daylight
  12. HORSE DEER FLY - FIELD GUIDE
    In general, larvae of horse flies (Tabanusspp.) develop in _ _ close to bodies of water
    Wet soil
  13. HORSE DEER FLY - FIELD GUIDE
    larvae of deer flies (Chrysops spp.) develop in _ _ often in semi-submerged situations.
    Wet mud
  14. HORSE DEER FLY - FIELD GUIDE
    They often rest on _ and _ especially in wooded areas.
    Paths and roads
  15. HORSE DEER FLY - FIELD GUIDE
    _ will greatly reduce the numbers flying.
    A slight drop in temperature or increase in wind will greatly reduce the numbers flying.
  16. HORSE DEER FLY - FIELD GUIDE
    congregate at _ since they are attracted to light.
    Windows
  17. HORSE DEER FLY - FIELD GUIDE
    Both sexes of many species occasionally come to lights at night.
    Lights
  18. HORSE DEER FLY - FIELD GUIDE
    Outside control is not practical because of the _ _ sites
    larval developmental
  19. HORSE DEER FLY - FIELD GUIDE
    Outside control is not practical because they do not _
    continually reuse the same resting surfaces.
  20. HORSE DEER FLY - FIELD GUIDE
    the wearing of _ can reduce attack
    light-colored clothing and insect repellents
  21. HORSE DEER FLY - FIELD GUIDE
    If these tabanids are entering structures, the best method of control is _
    Exclusion
  22. HORSE DEER FLY - FIELD GUIDE
    Properly placed _ will help eliminate tabanids once they enter the structure.
    ILTs
Author
ianquinto
ID
351880
Card Set
DEER FLIES PHE 02
Description
DEER FLIES PHE 02
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