These insects are bloodsucking, which means they can bite and feed on you and your family during sleep.
The three vamps were spread out around the foyer and trailed her like bloodsucking puppies as she moved down the hallway.
Her lightheadedness was gone and she was grateful his bloodsucking was pain free.
The recent discovery of a bloodsucking maggot, which is found in native huts throughout the greater part of tropical and subtropical Africa, and attacks the inmates when asleep, is of great interest.
In many bloodsucking flies, for example, the galea is absent, while the lacinia becomes a strong knife-like piercer and the palp is well developed.