Origin of stable fly
Examples from the Web for biting housefly
Stomoxys calcitrans, the stable-fly—It is a popular belief that house-flies bite more viciously just before a rain.
The relation of the stable-fly (Stomoxys calcitrans) to the transmission of infantile paralysis.
The stable-fly has this vein slightly curved forward but not nearly so conspicuously (Fig. 43).Insects and Diseases|Rennie W. Doane
Newstead considers that in England the stable-fly hibernates in the pupal stage.
The life-cycle of the stable-fly is therefore considerably longer than that of Musca domestica.