Horse flies, Deer flies, Yellow flies, and Green heads — Know Thy Enemy
Horse fly and deer fly, which include yellow flies and green heads are in the family Tabanidae. This group of biting flies is a serious pest to cattle, horses, other...Read more
FlyCage – A Greenhead’s Perspective on Humans
“Soft, pink, and such easy prey,” that is what Tabanus nigrovittatus — the greenhead fly would say about humans if they spoke. They do not speak but then they do...Read more
How to Get Rid of Biting Flies (green heads) at the Beach?
The beach – a perfect place to relax in the sun, enjoy the water, and spend a little family time. That is until the dog yelps, the kids start crying,...Read more
Fly Cage – How to Stop Flies from Biting My Dog?
Biting flies are not only an annoying pest, they are down right painful. So how do we protect man’s best friend from the painful bite of deer and horse flies?...Read more
Fly Cage – Where are biting flies in the winter?
Biting flies are no laughing matter. Where are the biting flies in the winter? You might have noticed that those burning, stinging, bloody welt-inducing incidents have stopped. You might even...Read more
How Do Biting Flies Find You?
Biting flies – deer flies and horse flies – belong in the family Tabanidae. They are members of the order Diptera. Dipteran is a true fly and as such many...Read more
Mosquitoes vs. Greenheads — What’s the Difference?
The comparison of mosquitoes to greenheads is actually stark; however, there are similarities. Both are biting insects, but their bites are quite different. The bite from a mosquito is akin...Read more