- very small two-winged flies with hairy wings that develop in moss and damp vegetable matter: sand flies
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Small, hairy, moth-like, blood-sucking flies which are of considerable public health importance as vectors of certain pathogenic organisms. Important disease-related genera are phlebotomus, lutzomyia, and sergentomyia. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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family Psychodidae noun
very small two-winged flies with hairy wings that develop in moss and damp vegetable matter: sand flies
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Type: Term Pronunciation: sī-kod′i-dē Definitions: 1. A family of small flies or gnats characterized by hairy mothlike body and the presence of 7-11 long parallel wing veins lacking cross-veins; includes the sandflies, Phlebotomus and Lutzomyia, vectors of all known forms of leishmaniasis.
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The nematoceran family Psychodidae (moth flies or drain flies) are small true flies (Diptera) with short, hairy bodies and wings giving them a `furry` moth-like appearance. The adults have long antennae and the wings are leaf-shaped, either slender or broad, with the most elementary wing venation of any Diptera, having little more than a series ..
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