Translation of housefly in Spanish:

housefly

mosca común, n.

Pronunciation /ˈhaʊsflʌɪ//ˈhaʊsˌflaɪ/

noun

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    mosca común feminine
    mosca doméstica feminine
    • You probably will recognize some of the suspects: horsefly/deer fly, stable fly, housefly, black fly, hornfly, face fly, culicoides, and mosquito.
    • They discovered that this potent form killed houseflies and repelled cockroaches.
    • Listen intently, and you'll hear the buzzing of mosquitoes, bees, and houseflies.
    • The diverse group of fly species called schizophorans includes houseflies, fruit flies, and flesh-burrowing blowflies.
    • Australia is host to around 200 species of flies, with the major pests being the common housefly and bush fly.
    • Further observation revealed the wasps in other parts of the garden, catching houseflies and carrying them off towards the burrows.
    • We have a mosquito species here that's almost as big as a housefly.
    • At first sight the tsetse fly is very similar to a housefly - being black and only slightly larger.
    • Only the Cyclorrapha, which includes Drosophila and the common housefly, Musca domestica, have a bicoid gene.
    • The average airspeed of the common housefly is 4.5 miles per hour.