Chrysops


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Chrysops

 [kris´ops]
a genus of small bloodsucking horse flies of warm regions, of the family Tabanidae. C. disca´lis is the deer fly, a host of tularemia in the western United States, and C. sila´cea is an intermediate host of Loa loa in Africa.

Chrysops

(kris'ops),
The deerfly, a genus of biting flies with about 80 North American species, characterized by a splotched wing pattern; Chrysops discalis is a vector of Francisella tularensis in the U.S.; Chrysops dimidiatus and Chrysops silaceus are the principal vectors of Loa loa in west Africa.
[G. chrysos, gold, + ōps, eye]

Chrysops

/Chrys·ops/ (kris´ops) a genus of small bloodsucking horse flies, including C. disca´lis, a vector of tularemia in the western United States, and C. sila´cea, an intermediate host of Loa loa.

Chrys·ops

(kris'ops)
The deerfly (or mangefly), a genus of biting flies with about 80 North American species; C. discalis is a vector of Francisella tularensis in the U.S.; C. dimidiatus and C. silaceus are the principal vectors of Loa loa in West Africa.
[G. chrysos, gold, + ōps, eye]

Chrysops

a genus of blood-sucking tropical flies of the family Tabanidae. C. discalis (deer fly), a vector of tularemia in the western USA, and C. silacea, an intermediate host of Loa loa, a filarial parasite. Called also chrysops flies.

Chrysops discalis, Chrysops dimidiata, Chrysops silacea
these flies cause painful bites and worry livestock when they are about. They also mechanically transmit anthrax, anaplasmosis, the virus of infectious equine anemia, tularemia and the larvae of the filariid parasite Loa loa. A number of trypanosome species are also transmitted mechanically by this important means.
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Chrysops beameri Brennan, 1935 Florida Record: Fairchild 1937 (misidentified as C.
The other nine species not taken before 1989 are listed in order of decreasing numbers taken: Lepisosteus osseus (53), Aplodinotus grunniens (26), Ictalurus punctatus (24), Cyprinella whipplei (9), Morone chrysops (5), Percina phoxocephala (5), Notropis stramineus (3), Hypentelium nigricans (2), and Labidesthes sicculus (1).
In Morone chrysops Weber and Sullivan [187] observed that Insulin-like growth factor-I induce oocyte maturational competence but not meiotic resumption.
Quantitative genetics and heritability of growth-related traits in hybrid striped bass (Morone chrysops [female] x Morone saxatilis [male]).
Tularemia: geographic distribution of "deerfly fever" and the biting fly, Chrysops discalis Williston.
Monoclonal antibodies to liver microsomal cytochrome P-450E of the marine fish Stenotomus chrysops (soup): cross reactivity with 3-methylcholanthrene induced rat cytochrome P-450.
A large fraction of these are both native and essentially freshwater species; only four are introduced (Cyprinus carpio, Morone chrysops, M.
Different species of fish have been shown to have different optimum feeding frequencies; young salmon fed continuously for 15 h/day [44], channel catfish twice a day [2], estuarine grouper once every 2 days [10], common carp three times a day [8], milkfish fingerlings twice/day [47], rainbow trout 3 times/day [42], hybrid sunfish 3 times/day [52], channel catfish once/day or twice/day [54,55], sunshine bass (Morone chrysops x Morone saxatilis) twice a day [53] and Red swordtail (Xiphophorus helleri) twice a day (James and Sampath 2003).
Experimental transmission by the fly, Chrysops discalis.
Immunohistochemieal localization of cytochrome P-4501A1 induced by 3,3',4,4'-tetrachlorobiphenyl and by 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzoafuran in liver and extrahepatic tissues of the teleost Stenotomus chrysops (scup).