Biting-housefly



stable fly.
a two-winged fly, Stomoxys calcitrans, having the mouthparts adapted for biting, and commonly a household and stable pest.
noun
a blood-sucking muscid fly, Stomoxys calcitrans, that attacks man and domestic animals

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