Definition of Horse tick
1. Noun. Winged fly parasitic on horses.
Generic synonyms: Hippoboscid, Louse Fly
Group relationships: Genus Hippobosca, Hippobosca
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Literary usage of Horse tick
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1. The Encyclopedia Americanaedited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1903)
"Like the horse-tick the body is much flattened ; unlike the ... or horse-tick, it has ocelli, but in the short proboscis it resembles the latter fly. ..."
2. Our Common Insects: A Popular Account of the Insects of Our Fields, Forests by Alpheus Spring Packard (1873)
"Bird Tick. , The horse tick. *The External and Internal Parasites of Man and Domestic Animals. By Prof. AE Verrill, 1870. We are indebted to the author for ..."
3. Our Common Insects: A Popular Account of the Insects of Our Fields, Forests by Alpheus Spring Packard (1873)
"If one escapes when captured, it will instantly return to the horse, or, perchance, to the 92. Bird Tick. 93. The horse tick. ..."
4. Entomology for Beginners for the Use of Young Folks, Fruit-growers, Farmers by Alpheus Spring Packard (1888)
"—The sheep-tick and horse-tick are known by e flattened head and body, and by the stout proboscis. The FIG. 144.—Bat-tick. Flo. 145. ..."
5. Sanitary entomology: The Entomology of Disease, Hygiene and Sanitation by William Dwight Pierce (1921)
"All of these species except the tropical horse tick, drop for their molts and are therefore rather difficult to control. Dipping in arsenicals, especially ..."