Chrysops

(kris´ops) a genus of small bloodsucking horse flies of warm regions, of the family Tabanidae. C. disca´lis is the deer fly, a host of tularemia in the western United States, and C. sila´cea is an intermediate host of Loa loa in Africa.
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Chrysops

The deerfly, a genus of biting flies with about 80 North American species, characterised by a splotched wing pattern; Chrysops discalis is a vector of Francisella tularensis in the U.S.; Chrysops dimidiatus and Chrysops silaceus are the principal vectors of Loa loa in west Africa. ... Origin: G. Chrysos, gold, + ops, eye ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Chrysops

Type: Term Pronunciation: kris′ops Definitions: 1. The deerfly, a genus of biting flies with about 80 North American species, characterized by a splotched wing pattern; Chrysops discalis is a vector of Francisella tularensis in the U.S.; Chrysops dimidiatus and Chrysops silaceus are the principal vectors of Loa loa in west Africa. &...
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