Definition of Pomace fly
1. Noun. Any of numerous small insects whose larvae feed on fruits.
Generic synonyms: Dipteran, Dipteron, Dipterous Insect, Two-winged Insects
Specialized synonyms: Apple Maggot, Railroad Worm, Rhagoletis Pomonella, Ceratitis Capitata, Medfly, Mediterranean Fruit Fly, Drosophila, Drosophila Melanogaster, Vinegar Fly
Lexicographical Neighbors of Pomace Fly
Literary usage of Pomace fly
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Report of the Secretary of Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1882)
"I have preferred the term Pomace-Fly to a translation of the generic name, as being both shorter and more characteristic than "moisture-loving flies". ..."
2. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"Stable-fly. 6. Forest-fly or Bird-tick. 7. Meat-fly. 8. American Flesh-fly. 9. Green-bottle Flesh-fly. »o. Egg of Pomace-fly n. Dung-fly. 12. ..."
3. Transactions of the Section on Preventive Medicine and Public Health of the by American Medical Association Section on Preventive Medicine and Public Health, American Medical Association (1909)
"It is difficult to rate the importance of the pomace- fly as a carrier of disease. Howard has recently shown that these flies are attracted to dangerously ..."
4. The North American Species of Drosophila by Alfred Henry Sturtevant (1921)
"In English the names fruit fly, pomace fly, sour fly, and vinegar fly are ... pomace fly and vinegar fly both imply a very much narrower range of normal ..."
5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Universal Reference Library Comprising the ...by Scientific American, inc by Scientific American, inc (1905)
"5. Stable-fly. 6. Forest-fly or Bird-tick. 7. Meat-fly. 8. American Flesh-fly. 9. Green-bottle Flesh-fly. TO. Egg of Pomace-fly. n. Dung-fly. 12. ..."