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Flashcards in Stomoxy's calcitrans Deck (9):
1

common name

stable fly

2

hosts

most animals and humans

3

size of adults

5.5-7.5mm

4

proboscis is _____

rigid
forward projecting

5

characteristics of adults

3 dark spots on abdominal segments
sits with head up

6

life cycle

similar to face flies
except, prefers to lay eggs in decaying organic material

7

feeds on blood ____ times per day

1-2 times

8

pathogenesis

painful bites
transmits disease
mechanical and biological vector
annoyance

9

treatment

screens
sanitation
insecticides