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Category Archives for "Flies"

Sawfly Damage & How to Get Rid of Them

A sawfly in the family Argidae, resting on grass.

True sawflies have a saw-like appendage right at the tip of their bodies, and from this, they get their name “sawflies.”  The basal hymenopteran lineages have developed these saw-like ovipositor cutting and have been separately categorized into paraphyletic grouping. The female sawflies use this appendage to inject their eggs into upper leaf surface. Sawflies have […]

Tsetse Fly Disease: Ultimate Guide to Human African Trypanosomiasis & Animal Trypanosomiasis (Sleeping Sickness)

Tsetse fly on branch

Human African trypanosomiasis, which is also called sleeping sickness. It is a scrounging disease. There are parasites which belong to Trypanosoma genes, and they cause this infection. Tsetse fly bites transmit this infection from person to another. They get this infection either from humans or animals. There are two types of this disease: Trypanosoma brucei […]