Other Biting Flies. Horse-flies, Tsetse-flies, House-flies and Stable-flies. Family: Tabanidae (Horse-flies and Deer-flies). Tabanus atratus Tabanus nigrovittatus Chrysops atlanticus Large biting flies (65 mm wing) Over 4300 species Worldwide distribution. Medium to large (6-30 mm)
Other Biting Flies
Horse-flies, Tsetse-flies, House-flies and Stable-flies
Most control aimed at adults.
- Clearing away vegetation (resting sites)
- Kill of game animals (reservoir), no longer acceptable!
- Targets and traps
(2) Environmental Sanitation
-Reduce breeding places (garbage and refuse removal)
(3) Insecticide Control
-Spraying against adults
Important Fly Pests of Humans and Animals in North America