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Meaning of "warble fly" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WARBLE FLY

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WARBLE FLY

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Warble fly is a noun.
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WHAT DOES WARBLE FLY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

warble fly

Warble fly

Warble fly is a name given to the genus Hypoderma, large flies which are parasitic on cattle and deer. Other names include "heel flies", "bomb flies", and "gad flies", while their larvae are often called "cattle grubs" or "wolves." Common species of warble fly include Hypoderma bovis and Hypoderma lineatum and Hypoderma tarandi. Larvae of Hypoderma species also have been reported in horses, sheep, goats, and humans. Adult warble flies are large, hairy, and bee-like and brown, orange, or yellow in color. The adults have vestigial mouthparts, so do not feed during their short lifespans, which can be as little as five days. They are found on all continents of the Northern Hemisphere, principally between 25 and 60° latitude.

Definition of warble fly in the English dictionary

The definition of warble fly in the dictionary is any of various hairy beelike dipterous flies of the genus Hypoderma and related genera, the larvae of which produce warbles in cattle: family Oestridae.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WARBLE FLY

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WORDS THAT END LIKE WARBLE FLY

bee fly
black fly
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fruit fly
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wet fly

Synonyms and antonyms of warble fly in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «warble fly» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WARBLE FLY

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The translations of warble fly from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «warble fly» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

颤声飞
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tábano
570 millions of speakers

English

warble fly
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गीत मक्खी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ذبابة تغريد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

трель муха
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

berne
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ওয়ারলেস ফ্লাই
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

varron
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Terbang berperang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Dasselfliege
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ウシバエ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

진동음 비행
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nylametake fly
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bay tiếng líu lo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

போர் புரியும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वॉरेल फ्लाय
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Karmakarışık sinek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ipodermatide
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

mucha wibrujący
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

трель муха
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Fly ciripit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τόνος μύγα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

brems
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

drill fluga
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

warble fly
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of warble fly

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WARBLE FLY»

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WARBLE FLY»

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Color Atlas of Diseases and Disorders of Cattle
Warble fly infestation is a notifiable disease in many countries, including the UK, where it has been eradicated, and specific control measures must be followed. Tropical warble fly: Dermatobia hominis 3.53. Tropical warble fly infestation in cow ...
Roger Blowey, A. David Weaver, 2011
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The Nature of Paleolithic Art
Eskimo from northem Alaska delight in eating the large spring maggots, or larvae {A. circled), of the reindeer warble fly, Oedemagena tarandi. l suspect Eurasian people did the same in the Paleolithic. This is one of the few insects eaten by ...
R. Dale Guthrie, 2005
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Operation Synapse
The life cycle of the warble fly was studied extensively. It was determined that in the United Kingdom, there were two species of the warble fly – Hypoderma bovis and Hypoderma lineatum. Both of these species caused a very serious myasis in  ...
William Croft, 2013
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Pests: A Guide to the World's Most Maligned, Yet ...
In warble fly zones, infestations can be very heavy indeed. For example, in China , 98–100 percent of cattle and yaks can be infested by these parasites and individual animals can have as many as 400 warbles, many of which are a third ...
Ross Piper, 2011
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New Scientist
The fight against warble fly ETROLENE is a systemic drug lately put on the British market to combat the warble fly, which in Britain is responsible for a loss of some £3 million a year, rising to £24^ million for Europe as a whole. This cattle pest ...
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The Oestrid Flies: Biology, Host-parasite Relationships, ...
In: Pfister, K., Charbon, J.L., Tarry, D.W. and Pithan, K. (eds) Improvements in the Control Methods for Warble-fly in Cattle and Goats. Proceedings, 23–25 September 1993, Thun, Switzerland. COST 811. Commission of the European ...
Douglas D. Colwell, Martin J. R. Hall, Philip J. Scholl, 2006
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Miscellaneous Publication
In summer these animals are plagued by the relentless attacks of insects, the most notorious of which is the warble fly, Oedemagena tar- andi. The reindeer warble fly operates in much the same manner as the ox-warble in the States.
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Report on Exploratory Investigations of Agricultural ...
In summer these animals are plagued by the relentless attacks of insects, the most notorious of which is the warble fly, Oedemagena tar- andi. The reindeer warble fly operates in much the same manner as the ox-warble in the States.
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Animal Pharm: One Man's Struggle to Discover the Truth about ...
This required treatment of all infested animals with OPs (specifically phosmetwhichisdescribedbyHumphreysasanon-systemicinsecticide). All warble fly insecticides had to be formulated as a `systemic', oil- based liquid `pour on' to enable ...
Mark Purdey, Nigel Purdey, 2007
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Don't Worry (It's Safe to Eat): The True Story of GM Food, ...
In 1995, we were being mailed by the government with leaflets saying please warble fly your cattle'. Purdey also says that Professor Horn's committee noted that there was more BSE on Guernsey than Jersey, when Jersey was a compulsory ...
Andrew Rowell, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WARBLE FLY»

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The rambler who hightailed it out of Meath's plains Meath's
An amazing feat when you consider the fact that there would be open gates around every corner and the ever present fear of the warble fly creating panic among ... «Irish Independent, Jun 15»
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Recreating clothes from the Iron Age
In summer, the reindeer were so plagued by reindeer warble fly, a bumblebee-like insect that lays its eggs on reindeer hair which develop into larvae that burrow ... «HeritageDaily, Nov 14»
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Parasite Cuisine: Eating the Eaters
In 1955, a biologist doing field work in Alaska reported that Inuits liked to eat the warble fly maggots that develop in the hide of the reindeer. And in his 2003 ... «National Geographic, May 14»
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Bite of the gadfly
A cattle-biting fly, esp. a warble fly, horsefly or botfly. 2. A person who repeatedly criticizes or harasses others, esp. those in authority. A retired provincial ... «Winnipeg Free Press, Apr 14»
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The Oscars 2012: how to give a good acceptance speech
“The warble fly is a parasite. It enters its host through the foot, chews out its throat, bores through its backbone and then emerges through a hole in its back.”. «Telegraph.co.uk, Feb 12»
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The Oscars 2011: how to give a good acceptance speech
“The warble fly is a parasite. It enters its host through the foot, chews out its throat, bores through its backbone and then emerges through a hole in its back.”. «Telegraph.co.uk, Feb 11»
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Caught in a Time Warp — The Battle of the Clocks
... labourers have to change to New Time, the cows in the very hot weather will not be easily found in the early evenings due to warble fly and other problems. «Kilkenny Advertiser, Nov 10»
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Plight of the reindeer
reindeer warble fly • Insect swarms: Being enveloped in a could of flies or gnats would irritate anyone, but reindeer face an especially sinister insect invasion ... «Mother Nature Network, Dec 09»
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Off The Tracks Spring Festival 2010
Alabama 3 are confirmed as the headline act, with The Beat, Martin Simpson, The Popes, The Ukrainians, Jon Gomm, El Mahico, David Gibb, Warble Fly, ... «eFestivals.co.uk, Sep 09»
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Misinformation on 'Mad Cow' Disease Threatens America's Family …
This pesticide is so powerful that it is designed to penetrate the cow's skin and kill off the larvae of the warble fly that actually live inside the cow. They actually ... «American Free Press, Mar 03»

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« EDUCALINGO. Warble fly [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/warble-fly>. Sep 2020 ».
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