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Synonyms for ectoparasite

any external parasitic organism (as fleas)

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For practical reasons it was not possible to examine the interior of fissures, or undertake trapping of bats to ascertain whether the flies are phoretic as adults, a possibility that appears unlikely given that Mormotomyia lacks the modified tarsal claws apparent in fly families known to be phoretic or ectoparasitic on bats (Kirk-Spriggs et al.
1990) Ectoparasitic and phoretic arthropods of Virginia opossums (Didelphis virginiana) in central Tennessee, journal of Parasitology 76: 581-583.
Recognition and management of common ectoparasitic diseases in travellers.
Most of the species of Toryminae are ectoparasitic on cecidogenus insects of the families Cecidomyidae and Cynipidae [54,27,15].
Modifications of the cuticular hydrocarbon profile of Apis mellifera worker bee in the presence of the ectoparasitic mite Varroa jacobsoni in brood cells.
Ectoparasitic or commensal Cornulites on Devonian brachiopods (Hoare & Steller 1967; Schumann 1967; Kesling & Chilman 1975; Sparks et al.
Ectoparasitic nematodes found in the survey included pin nematode (Paratylenchus and Gracilacus), stunt nematode (Tylenchorhynchus and Merlinius, commonly M.
Protozoa, helminths, viral infections, fungal infections, bacterial infections, and ectoparasitic diseases are then covered, including discussions of epidemiology, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, pathology, laboratory tests, management, and prevention.
Samples received between today and February 28 next year will be examined free of charge where ectoparasitic disease is suspected.
Four new species of Podapolipoides (Acari: Podapolipidae) ectoparasitic on grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Acrididae) from African International Journal of Acarology 21: 47-61.
DVM is a Miami-based company engaged in the formulation, manufacture and distribution of various veterinary products, including agents for the treatment of skin disorders, ectoparasitic infections, and the promotion and wound healing.
Change in host preference with age in the ectoparasitic pyramidellid snail Boonea impressa (Say).
These species are mostly flower-feeding, 65 of them being placed in Heterothrips, but 3 Brazilian species of the genus Alaucothrips are ectoparasitic on an homopteran species.
Size, behaviour and acquisition of ectoparasitic copepods by brook trout, Salvelinus fontinalis.