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"Stealth" Flies On Birds: The Hippoboscids
- Photographs and information on these flat insects that live as parasites on birds and mammals.
- Photographs of many flies in this family.
- Information from Wikipedia on the louse flies or keds which are ectoparasites of mammals and birds.
Lipoptena mazamae: Deer Ked
- Provides photographs of this ectoparasite of the white-tailed deer, its distribution, identification, life history, habitat and hosts.
- Information and a photograph of the sheep ked. Click to enlarge.
Pseudolychia canariensis: Pigeon Fly
- Provides photographs of this ectoparasite of pigeons and doves, its distribution, identification, life history, habitat, hosts and the other parasites with which it is associated.
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