ectoparasite

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Synonyms for ectoparasite

any external parasitic organism (as fleas)

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In the industrial layer hens, the species of the genus Megninia are important and responsible ectoparasites for damages in the eggs' production, being also told in other hosts, as parakeets, turkeys and pigeons (GUIMARAES et al.
A total of 50 adults pigeons, same-aged pigeons were captured from different locations from January, 2015 to December, 2015 were examined for ectoparasites.
Among ectoparasites, fowl ticks may cause ruffled feathers, anemia, emaciation and low production.
In the case of ectoparasites, cats are often itchy.
nuchalis for lentic habitats and with environmental eutrophication, because both factors can facilitate the transmission of these ectoparasites with a direct life cycle (Marcogliese et al.
2010), and shedding ectoparasites (Blem and Blem 1993, 2000; Moyer and Wagenbach, 1995; Clayton et al.
We present findings on the prevalence and abundance of cyamid ectoparasites (Cyamus ceti) or "whale lice" on bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus) harvested for subsistence in the Bering, Chukchi, and Beaufort Seas from 1973 to 2015.
New records of bat ectoparasites (Diptera, Hemiptera and Siphonaptera) from northern Argentina.
Generally, there are two types of parasites which can cause harm to the animals Ectoparasites and endoparasites.
Additional information on non-obligate ectoparasites for several hosts is in a separate chapter on facultative parasites and arthropod vectors.
Regular bathing throughout the empire also appears to have done little to curb populations of ectoparasites like head lice.
ECTOPARASITES ASSOCIATED WITH BATS IN NORTHEASTERN TOLIMA, COLOMBIA