Congo floor fly
Definition of Congo floor fly
: a large yellowish brown fly (Auchmeromyia luteola) of tropical Africa related to the blowflies and having spiny nocturnal larvae that live in the earthen floors of native huts and come out at night to suck the blood of the occupants
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