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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loa transmission, Chrysops flies, are known to live on Bioko Island; the case we present suggests that local transmission of L.
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D 3 36 0 Macrelmis 27 37 Heterelmis 0 9 Austrolimnius 0 3 Cylloepus 3 0 Hexacylloepus 0 3 Microcylloepus 0 0 Neocylloepus 0 3 Neoelmis 0 2 Phanocerus 0 0 Stenelmis 2 0 Ordobrevia 2 5 Chrysomellidae Donacia 0 2 Ptilodactylidae Anchytarsus 12 9 Diptera Alluaudomyia 1 6 Ceratopogonidae Stilobezzia 2 0 Simuliidae Simulium 5 1 Chrysops 2 3 Tabanidae Tabanus 2 1 Empididae Hemerodromia 6 0 Chelifera 5 0 Psichodidae Maruina 0 1 Chironomidae N.
Subfamilia Tribu Especie y Autor Numero de individuos CHRYSOPSINAE Chrysopsini Chrysops variegatus (DeGeer) 1 TABANIDAE Diachlorini Diachlorus ferrugatus (Fabricius) 6 Leucotabanus canithorax Fairchild 10 Leucotabanis itzarum (Bequaert) 41 Tabanini Tabanus colombensis Macquart 4 Tabanus commixtus Walker 679 Tabanus haemagogus Williston 15 Tabanus oculus Walker 3 Total de individuos 759
chrysops por la inflorescencia racemosa, el labelo de la flor con el ancho a traves de los apices de los lobulos laterales menor al ancho del lobulo central (Fig.
walkeri Human, Horse, Cow, Skin Johnson, Pig 1936 Chrysops brunnea Mammals Skin Snow & Picard, 1954 C.
Loa loa Chrysops West and 13) flies Central Africa Dracunculosis Guinea worm Ingest larva Africa, Latin (Fig.
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Quantitative distribution of muscle fiber types in the scup Stenoteomus chrysops.