ectoparasite


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Synonyms for ectoparasite

any external parasitic organism (as fleas)

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irritans, which is the only common ectoparasite of swift foxes (Pence et al.
Social nesting pattern, host mass and nest size affect ectoparasite intensity in Darwin's Tree Finches.
Specimens were euthanized by cervical dislocation or exposure to ether and the pelage brushed for ectoparasites in an enamel dissecting pan.
The obligate intracellular bacterium has been identified from cats, dogs, opossums, and the ectoparasites of various mammalian hosts.
If another species of hematophagous ectoparasite caused the spotting, then perhaps it preferred nestlings that were in better condition.
A limited number of ectoparasites are seen, except on wild and newly acquired reptiles.
Effects of a dipteran ectoparasite on immune response and growth trade-offs in bam swallow, Hirundo rustica, nestlings.
The cost of producing a sexual signal: testosterone increases the susceptibility of male lizards to ectoparasite infestation.
Veterinarians should understand the needs of producers regarding ectoparasite control and work with them focussing their specific needs.
The complete sequence of the mitochondrial genome of the honey-bee ectoparasite Varroa destructor (Acari: Mesostigmata).
The varroa mite Varroa destructor is a highly damaging ectoparasite of the European honey bee, Apis mellifera.
avium, but nests in SWOH, ~180 km west, were entirely free of this ectoparasite.
The relationship of sex and ectoparasite infestation in the water rat Scapteromys aquaticus (Rodentia: Cricetidae) in La Plata, Argentina.