haematophagous


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haematophagous

Bloodsucking.
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Indeed, we have identified seven species of ectoparasites: the mites which are: Ornithonyssus bursa (haematophagous mites), Falculifer sp (feather mites) and Cnemidocoptes laevis colombae (Gale plucking) with four species of lice; Columbicola columbae; Campanulotes bidentatus, Hohorstiella lata (pigeon lice) and Physconelloides eurysema (chicken lice and some columbidae).
Haematophagous arthropod saliva and host defense system: a tale of tear and blood.
Identification of bloodmeals in haematophagous Diptera by cytochrome B heteroduplex analysis.
80 to 90% of infections in humans occur when haematophagous triatomine bug feces come into contact with wounded skin or mucosae [1].
Mechanical transmission of trypanosomiasis, leishmaniasis, and yaws through the agency of non-biting haematophagous flies.
Females of most species of the Corethrellidae are haematophagous and feed on anuran blood to obtain protein for egg development (Williams & Edman 1968; McKeever 1977; McKeever & French 1991).
They are haematophagous (feeds on blood), and strictly host specific to humans.
Examples of ectoparasites associated with northern mockingbirds include mites (Knemidokoptidae, Macronyssidae, Proctophyllodidae, and Trombiculidae; Ventura, 1968; Phillis and Cromroy, 1972; McClure, 1987, 1989; Latta and O'Connor, 2001), ticks (Ixodidae; Wilson and Durden, 2003), lice (Menoponidae and Philopteridae; Burmeister, 1838; Cicchino and Emerson, 1983; Wilson and Durden, 2003), and haematophagous flies (Muscidae; Ventura, 1968), some of which potentially could be observed in nests of lark sparrows as a result of behavior associated with re-use of nests.
The adaptive value of hatching towards the end of the night: lessons from eggs of the haematophagous bug Rhodnius prolixus.
Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus is the most important haematophagous ectoparasite of cattle (FORTES, 1993); it has larger geographic distribution and economic importance for producing- cattle countries in tropical and subtropical areas in the world.
N,N-Diethylphenylacetamide (DEPA): a safe and effective repellent for personal protection against haematophagous arthropods.