What is another word for Family Simuliidae?

Pronunciation: [fˈamɪli sɪmjˈuːlɪˌɪdiː] (IPA)

The Family Simuliidae is commonly referred to as black flies, buffalo gnats, or simply simuliids. These small biting insects are found around the world and are known for their painful and annoying bites. In addition to being pests, some species of Simuliidae are important vectors of diseases such as onchocerciasis, also known as river blindness. Other synonyms for the Family Simuliidae include sand flies and biting midges, although these terms are more commonly used to describe other groups of insects. Despite their small size, Simuliidae can have a significant impact on both human and animal populations, making them an important subject of research and control efforts.

Synonyms for Family simuliidae:

What are the hypernyms for Family simuliidae?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Diptera (Order), Insecta (class).

Semantically related words: insects, arthropods, arachnids

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