fishfly
a large, soft-bodied insect found near streams with aquatic larvae called hellgramites used as fish bait (Corydalidae, Megaloptera)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • fishfly — n. (Zo[ o]l.) a fly similar to but smaller than the dobsonfly. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fishfly — /fish fluy /, n., pl. fishflies. a neuropterous insect of the family Corydalidae that is similar to but smaller than a dobsonfly. [1865 70; FISH + FLY2] * * * …   Universalium

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