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Descriptor English:   Simuliidae 
Descriptor Spanish:   Simuliidae 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Simuliidae 
Synonyms English:   Black Flies
Black Fly
Blackflies
Blackfly
Flies, Black
Fly, Black
Simulium
Simuliums  
Tree Number:   B01.050.500.131.617.720.500.500.750.712.500.937
Definition English:   A family of insects in the order DIPTERA, which include black flies, buffalo gnats and simulies. Several species are intermediate hosts (vectors) for the parasitic disease ONCHOCERCIASIS. 
Indexing Annotation English:   for killing Simuliidae with insecticides, see note at INSECTICIDES; buffalo gnats are indexed here
History Note English:   84 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AH anatomy & histology CH chemistry
CL classification CY cytology
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GE genetics
GD growth & development IM immunology
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PY pathogenicity PH physiology
RE radiation effects UL ultrastructure
VI virology  
Record Number:   13224 
Unique Identifier:   D012843 

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