sanguisuga

Sanguisuga

(sang'gwi-sū'gă),
Former name for Hirudo.
[L. a leech, fr. sanguis, blood, + sugo, pp. suctus, to suck]

sanguisuga

(sang-gwi-su'ga) [? + sugere, to suck]
A leech or bloodsucker.
See: Hirudo
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But the insect has marched north, and health officials in Delaware recently confirmed their first run-in with Triatoma sanguisuga -- one of 11 species documented in 28 states, according to researchers at Texas A&M University.
DDA staff preliminarily identified the insect as a Triatoma sanguisuga, also known as a kissing bug.
The insect was preliminarily identified as Triatoma sanguisuga (a "kissing bug") by staff members from DDA.
Wesson, "Genotype diversity of Trypanosoma cruzi in small rodents and Triatoma sanguisuga from a rural area in New Orleans, Louisiana," Parasites & Vectors, vol.
(85) In the United States, the greatest diversity is found in southwestern states; Triatoma sanguisuga LeConte is the most widely distributed, yet T.
sanguisuga (16 male and 33 female) bugs were collected and identified (6-8).
sanguisuga belongs to very voracious predators, which ingest their prey completely or tear it into big pieces.
Este tipo de dimensiones son habituales en viveros de la costa tirrenica de Italia -ambito de mayor profusion de las piscinae romanas- como podemos constatar en algunos ejemplos del Lacio, como en Fosso Sanguisuga, lugar de hallazgo de un vivero realizado en opus reticulatum y de 25 x 10 m (tipo II); o en Villa Prato, con una piscina de 16 x 12 m, fechada a finales del s.
PREVALENCE OF TRYPANOSOMA CRUZI IN CONENOSE BUGS (TRIATOMA SANGUISUGA) FROM SELECTED PERIDOMESTIC AREAS IN MIDDLE TENNESSEE.
It was 1196 when the incident was first chronicled by medieval scholar William of Newburgh, whose Latin text tells us of the "sanguisuga" - quite literally a "blood-sucker" - which apparently terrorised Alnwick.
Granada, "Venghino afarsi una sanguisuga. Nota a un pasaj e surpimido de Ia versi6n definitiva de La cena de le ceneri"; and S.
AF315053 Lamellibrachia barhami AF168742 AF315043 AF315044 AF315045 AF315047 Oasisia alvinae AF168743 AF315052 Ridgeia piscesae AF168744 AF315048 AF315051 AF315054 Ridgeia piscesae GB X79877 b Riftia pachyptila AF168745 AF315049 AF315050 Tevnia jerichonana AF168746 AF315042 Monilifera Sclerolinum brattstromi AF315061 AF315046 Annelida Alvinellidae Paralvinella palmiformis AF168747 Chaetopterida Chaetopterus variopedatus U67324 c Hirudinea Haemopis sanguisuga X91401 d Hirudo medicinalis AF315058 Oligochaete Enchytraeus sp.