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Simulium venustum

Simulium venustum.jpg A pylon, or mark-tower, on the flying trackThumbnailsSepsis violacea; puparium and adultA pylon, or mark-tower, on the flying trackThumbnailsSepsis violacea; puparium and adultA pylon, or mark-tower, on the flying trackThumbnailsSepsis violacea; puparium and adult

The Simuliidæ, or black flies, are small, dark, or black flies, with a stout body and a hump-back appearance. The antennæ are short but eleven-segmented, the wings broad, without scales or hairs, and with the anterior veins stout but the others very weak. The mouth-parts are fitted for biting.

Author
Handbook of Medical Entomology
By William Albert Riley and Oskar Augustus Johanssen
Published in 1915
Available from gutenberg.org
Keywords
Insect
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