Dipsa


Dipsa
The fly genus Dipsa is a junior synonym of Lonchoptera.

Dipsa is a tiny, mucus like, extremely venomous snake from Medieval bestiaries. They were so venomous that their victim would die before becoming aware he'd been bitten.[1]

References

  1. ^ "Dipsa". The Medieval Bestiary. http://bestiary.ca/beasts/beast275.htm. Retrieved 2008-12-28.