tabanid


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tabanid

 [tab´ah-nid]
a biting insect of the family Tabanidae, including the horseflies and deerflies.

tab·a·nid

(tab'ă-nid),
Common name for flies of the family Tabanidae.
[L. tabanus, gadfly]

tabanid

/tab·a·nid/ (tab´ah-nid) any gadfly of the family Tabanidae, including the horseflies and deerflies.

tabanid

(tə-bā′nĭd, -băn′ĭd)
n.
Any of various bloodsucking dipteran flies of the family Tabanidae, which includes the horseflies and deerflies.

ta·ba′nid adj.

tab·a·nid

(tab'ă-nid)
Common name for flies of the family Tabanidae.
[L. tabanus, gadfly]

tabanid

a fly of the family Tabanidae, including the genera Chrysops, Haematopota, Pangonia and Tabanus.
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Whatever the mechanism (a more competent immune system or a lower probability of encountering an infected tabanid fly), dominant males do exhibit a lower prevalence of infection.
Larval and pupal descriptions, habitats, and life histories are still undocumented for several tabanid species.
They found that striping is highly associated with several consecutive months of ideal conditions for tabanid reproduction.
Tabanid vectors of the arterial nematode, Elaeophora schneideri, in southwestern Montana.
Once a month, tabanid collection on a horse was conducted continually from 9:00 a.
While the tabanid flies we captured at one site in the northern mountains clearly act as pollinators, they do not have sufficiently long proboscides to account for the evolution of spurs up to 72 mm in length in some populations in this region.
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1977, 1980, 1990, Travis and Vargas 1978, Fallas and Vargas 1981, Vargas and Ramirez 1988,Vargas and Vargas 1997 Ceratopogonid flies Vargas 1960 Tabanid flies Fairchild 1961, Hogue and Fairchild 1974 Human bot fly Zeledon 1956b, 1957b TABLE 2 Representative papers on bees published in the Revista de Biologia Tropical during the first 50 years of the journal Colletidae, Andrenidae Gaglianone 2000, Genaro 2001.
Field isolates from tabanid fly guts were screened, cloned by multiple liquid dilution cloning and/or sero-cloned, re-screened, and deformation tested to produce serological profiles.
mosquitoes, ticks, tabanid flies); inhalation of infectious aerosols; handling of infected animals; or ingestion of contaminated water (2,3).
This preliminary study reports the first isolations of tabanid associated spiroplasmas from South America.
Further research is necessary to elucidate the role that ringtail possums, small mammals, ticks, tabanid flies, and mosquitoes prevalent in this unique location might play as natural reservoirs for and vectors of F.