Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: New records show spread of parasitic deer flies across the US

(Penn State) With flattened bodies, grabbing forelegs and deciduous wings, deer keds do not look like your typical fly. These parasites of deer -- which occasionally bite humans -- are more widely distributed across the US than previously thought, according to Penn State entomologists, who caution that deer keds may transmit disease-causing bacteria.