thickheaded fly

noun

Definition of thickheaded fly

: any of various flies comprising the family Conopidae, having a more or less elongate and sometimes pedicellate abdomen and a large head broader than the thorax, and being parasitic as larvae on other insects (as wasps)

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“Thickheaded fly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thickheaded%20fly. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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