Chrysops


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Related to Chrysops: deer fly, horsefly, Tabanidae

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]

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]
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Ninety-seven species were collected, of which 13 (Lepisosteus oculatus, Dorosorma petenense, Umbra limi, Erimystax dissimilis, Macrlhybopsis storeriana, Notropis wickliff, Phoxinus erythrogaster, Noturus eleutherus, Morone chrysops x M.
Nutrient digestibility of common feedstuff in extruded diets for sunshine bass (Morone chrysops x M.
66.7 3.0492 1.3781 Clupea harengus 94.9 11.7095 0.6319 Merluccius bilinearis 89.7 0.5675 0.1974 Stenotomus chrysops 20.5 3.9466 7.2997 Scomber scombrus 17.9 0.0001 0.0162 Peprilus spp.
chrysops in Brazil resembles in the absence of esophagus and vertically elongated testes but differs in having sub-terminal, larger oral sucker, multi-lobed ovary, extra-ceacal testes and vitelline bands commencing above the testicular region.
Hormonal changes in male white bass (Morone chrysops) and evaluation of milt quality after treatment with a sustained-release GnRHa delivery system.
Loa loa is transmitted by Chrysops species horse flies and causes loiasis with high microfilarial burdens, angioedematous or Calabar swellings as worms migrate subcutaneously, and adult worms traversing the eyes in 3 to 13 million people in confined areas of sub-Saharan Africa (Figure 1).
Dietary zinc requirement of hybrid striped bass Morone chrysops A- Morone saxatilis and bioavailability of two chemically different zinc compounds.
Chrysops abatus Philip, 1941 Florida Record: Philip 1941 Note: Species pair with C.
Commodore is designed with inspiration from the Atlantic scup fish, Stenotomus chrysops. The cover of the robotic fish is fabricated through a rapid prototyping machine from solid-packing acrylonitrile butadiene styrene plastic.
Nonetheless, little is known about the diet and feeding behavior ofjays in Brazil, the most studied species being the Blue Jay Cyanocorax caeruleus (Vieillot, 1818) (Anjos, 1991; Reinert and Bornschein, 1998), Plush-crested Jay Cyanocorax chrysops (Vieillot, 1818) (Uejima et al., 2012), and Curl-crested Jay Cyanocorax cristatellus (Temminck, 1823) (Amaral and Macedo, 2003).