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Synonyms for ectoparasite

any external parasitic organism (as fleas)

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Biological activity of some plant essential oils against Varroa destructor (Acari: Varroidae), an ectoparasitic mite of Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae).
This study provided an update on the knowledge base concerning the ectoparasitic ecology of pigeon biset.
The ectoparasitic mite Varroa destructor Anderson & Trueman (Acari: Mesostigmata: Varroidae) is the most serious threat to beekeeping worldwide (Cox-Foster et al.
Description of two new species of ectoparasitic Trichodina Ehrenberg, 1830 (Ciliophora: Trichodinidae) from freshwater fishes in the river of Ganges, India.
A questionnaire was used to identify the number of the genus Lernaea present on major carps (local species of Pakistan) Rohu, Labeo rohita (Hamilton, 1822) Morri, Cirhinus mrigala (Hamilton 1822), Thaila, Catla catla (Hamilton, 1822) and lernaeid ectoparasitic identification at different fish farms of the Punjab.
Hao Z, Fayolle L, van Tuinen, D, Chatagnier O, Li X, Gianinazzi S, Gianinazzi-Pearson V (2012) Local and systemic mycorrhizainduced protection against the ectoparasitic nematode Xiphinemaindex involves priming of defence gene responses ingrapevine.
The spread of this deadly viral disease is carried out by infested material or natural soil-dwelling ectoparasitic vector nematode.
Early studies of obligate ectoparasitic Diptera in Colombia and Panama highlighted the presence of the families Streblidae (16 species) and Nycteriibidae (2 species) (Bequaert, 1940).
Soil microorganisms control plant ectoparasitic nematodes in natural coastal foredunes.
The invasive Korea and Japan types of the Varroa destructor, ectoparasitic mite of the eastern honeybee (Apis cerana), are two partly isolated clones.
The larvae of this ectoparasitic worm infect their hosts directly from the water column (Dunn and Young, 2014).
His research involving these mites has addressed issues regarding patterns of host specificity, the genetic structure among host-associated populations, patterns of species richness, and the effects that the ectoparasitic larval stages have on their insect hosts, including their potential role in influencing host survival and reproduction.