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Synonyms for housefly

common fly that frequents human habitations and spreads many diseases

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When I closely looked at the manure heap on the surface and under it, I was amazed by the number of housefly maggots busy chewing away and bidding time to mature and produce more flies.
Growth performance, nutrient utilization of Nile tilapia Oreochromis niloticus fed housefly maggot meal (magmeal) diets.
The stable fly is harder to control than the housefly. As if flies alone are not bad enough, the stable fly is equipped with a piercing mouthpiece and an appetite for blood.
| Raindrops can be the size of |a housefly and fall at more than 30kmph.
Feeding and breeding habits along with its persistence for invading homes and feeding on human food enable the housefly to spread many intestinal diseases.
Worcester has had many experiences over its long history, including its 1900 ordinance against spitting on public property and its 1911 campaign against the housefly.
He leaves our food alone but sits on my shoulder to read the Oxford Times Writer Philip Pullman telling a story about a housefly on Twitter
Housefly (Musca domestica) can thrive without causing infection in the most unfavorable surroundings, largely due to its antimicrobial and immunoactive substances in the immune system [7].
Some (such as the common housefly) are known to carry deadly pathogens and must be cooked to the point of total sterilization if they are to be consumed at all, but others (such as the dragonfly) can simply be roasted.
On clinical examination, 3 of these larvae were removed from the tracheostomy wound and later identified as Musca domestica (housefly) larvae.
Transmission of Campylobacter jejuni by the housefly (Musca domestica).
The researchers observed similar phenomena in three additional species which uses different antennal grooming methods - the German cockroach, the carpenter ant and the housefly.
Environmental differences among geographically distant housefly populations may also cause genetic differentiation, such as selection, and mutation [1].
The modern-day football manager is like an adult housefly. Both lead a precarious life and both spend their short time trying to avoid being swatted.
And then, in a wild spin, the hero is reborn as a housefly. He recalls his past life and sets out to avenge his death.