Definition of Sheep ked
1. Noun. Wingless fly that is an external parasite on sheep and cattle.
Generic synonyms: Hippoboscid, Louse Fly
Group relationships: Genus Melophagus, Melophagus
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Literary usage of Sheep ked
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1. Studies in Laboratory Work by Charles Wilberforce Daniels (1903)
"81), and the sheep ked (Melo- phagus ovinus) (fig. 82). The proboscis is composed of elongated, hard, closely-applied flaps and an inner tube ..."