Order Diptera, Family Tabanidae, Family Musidae

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  • 1. 
    What is the Order for flies?
  • 2. 
    What is the family for Tabanus and Chrysops?
  • 3. 
    What is the genus for the horse fly?
  • 4. 
    What is the genus for deer fly?
  • 5. 
    What is the genus for the blood drinkers of flies?
  • 6. 
    What is the common name for Tabanus?
  • 7. 
    What is the common name for Chrysops?
  • 8. 
    What is the common name for Hematopota?
  • 9. 
    What is the parasitic stage of those in Tabanus, Chrysops, or Hematopota?
  • 10. 
    What is the preferred host of flies?
    • A. 

      Horses and cows

    • B. 

      Horses and cows but will feed on any mammal

    • C. 

      Dogs and cats

  • 11. 
    What is the preferred environment of flies?
    • A. 

      Any water source, including streams and ponds

    • B. 

      Dry land

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 12. 
    What pathologies will flies cause?
    • A. 

      Worry and panic, painful bite wounds, anemia, anthrax, EIA, pasteurellosis

    • B. 

      Annoyance

    • C. 

      Stupidity

  • 13. 
    What are flies a vector of?
  • 14. 
    What is the family for dipterans that feed on tears, mucus, and saliva?
  • 15. 
    What is the scientific name for house fly?
  • 16. 
    What is the genus for house fly?
  • 17. 
    What is the species for house fly?
  • 18. 
    What is the scientific name for house fly?
  • 19. 
    What is the genus for face flies?
  • 20. 
    What is the species for face flies?
  • 21. 
    What is the common name for Musca autumnnalis?
  • 22. 
    What is the common name for Musca domestica?
  • 23. 
    What type of parasite is the house fly?
  • 24. 
    What type of foods appeal to Musca domestica?
    • A. 

      Meat or plant ooze, open wounds, not a blood feeder, cause myiasis

    • B. 

      Eye, nose, mouth, and wound secretions of horses and cows, eat residual blood

    • C. 

      Blood suckers

  • 25. 
    What type of foods appeal to Musca autumnalis?
    • A. 

      Meat or plant ooze, open wounds, not a blood feeder, cause myiasis

    • B. 

      Eye, nose, mouth, and wound secretions of horses and cows, eat residual blood

    • C. 

      Blood suckers