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Synonyms for sandfly

any of various small dipterous flies

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Keywords: Integrated Pest Management, sand flies, management methods
This placed them at risk for sand fly bites, as sand flies are most active in twilight, evening, and nighttime hours.
Among diseases transmitted by Phlebotomine sand flies, leishmaniasis has the most significant effect on military operations, particularly those of the United States.
Due to the role of sand flies as disease vectors, it is important for leishmaniasis surveillance programs to recognize them and understand their natural history, particularly factors which can influence the transmission dynamics of these diseases.
Cow/cattle dung in and around the houses provides an excellent breeding ground and shelter for the sand flies.
The contestants have been taught to search for shelter, water, fire and food, abseil down ferocious waterfalls, cross perilous rapids, trudge through swamps, negotiate razor-sharp vines and contend with scorpions, snakes and sand flies.
Leishmaniasis is caused by a parasite that is spread to humans through the bite of infected sand flies.
The most commonly known vectors are mosquitoes, sand flies, bugs, ticks and snails, which can transmit a wide range of parasites and pathogens.
The new research uses DNA sequencing to investigate genetic variation at the highest level of resolution in Leishmania parasites isolated from sand flies caught in a defined focus of human leishmaniasis in south-east Turkey.
They discuss various biological aspects of insects like bees, sand flies, beetles, wasps, fruit flies, mosquitoes, termites, and ants, as well as insect development, conservation and variation, and insecticides.
For vectors such as tsetse flies and sand flies the prospects for rapidly improving our understanding of key interactions occurring in the midgut when challenged by parasites is bleak.
Mosquitoes, sand flies, ticks, mites, and other biting arthropods transmit pathogens that cause some of the most devastating diseases.
Kala-azar is a parasite-carried infectious disease transmitted by sand flies.
Products available can thwart parasites such as sand flies, ticks and tapeworms.