Tabanus

Ta·ba'nus noun [ Latin , horsefly.] (Zoology) A genus of blood sucking flies, including the horseflies.
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tabanus

<zoology> A genus of blood sucking flies, including the horseflies. ... Origin: L, horsefly. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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Tabanus

(tә-ba´nәs) a genus of biting, bloodsucking horseflies that transmit trypanosomes and anthrax to various animals.
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Tabanus

• (n.) A genus of blood sucking flies, including the horseflies.
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Tabanus

(from the article `horse fly`) any member of the insect family Tabanidae (order Diptera), but more specifically any member of the genus Tabanus. These stout flies, as small as a ...
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Tabanus

Tabanus is a genus of blood sucking flies, including the horseflies and Cleg.
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Tabanus

Type: Term Pronunciation: tă-bā′nŭs Definitions: 1. The gadflies and horseflies; a genus of biting flies, some species of which transmit surra, infectious equine anemia, anthrax, and other diseases.
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Tabanus

Tabanus is a genus of biting horseflies of the family Tabanidae. Females have scissor-like mouthparts that aim to cut the skin. The horsefly can then lap up the blood. Horseflies of this genus are known to be potential vectors of anthrax, worms and trypanosomes. Some species, such as Tabanus bovinus, prefer bovine animals and are less harmful to h...
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