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Synonyms for ectoparasite

any external parasitic organism (as fleas)

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Ectoparasitism as a cost of colonia Jrty in cliff Swallows (Hirundo pyrrhonota).
Aggression, ectoparasitism, and other possible costs of prairie dog (Sciuridae: Cynomys spp.
Ectoparasitism is one of the many factors influencing small ruminant productivity (James-Rugu and Iwuala, 2000; Olivares-Perez et al.
Facioliasis, parasitic gastro enteritis, hydatidosis, coccidiosis, ectoparasitism, theileriosis and babesiosis are the major parasitic problems of ruminants in Pakistan in the order of priority [5].
Although this flea has the potential to induce morbidity and mortality, no localized dermatitis or anemia was noted in response to ectoparasitism.
The evolution of ectoparasitism in the genus Lucilia (Diptera: Calliphoridae).
Brouqui P, Stein A, Dupont HT, Gallian P, Badiaga S, Rolain JM, Mege JL, La Scola B, Berbis P, Raoult D: Ectoparasitism and vector-borne diseases in 930 homeless people from Marseilles.
Anderson and Fortner, 1988) of abandoning the nest in reaction to either dehydration caused by heat or heavy ectoparasitism, possibly because dense swarms of mosquitoes have not been common in the evolutionary history of murres.
Ectoparasitism by chigger mites (Eutrombicula alfreddugesi: Trombiculidae) in a restinga lizard community.
The terms ectocommensalism and ectoparasitism are currently favored over phagophilia.
Ectoparasitism as a cause of natal dispersal in Cliff Swallows.
The present study contributed with important data to the ixodid fauna of wild animals in Brazil as well as on the parasite-host interface, bringing various unpublished records of ectoparasitism of ticks on wild animals in the country.
The parasitism caused by parasites can be divided into 2 categories as endoparasitism caused by endoparasites like helminths (nematodes, trematodes and cestodes) and ectoparasitism caused by ectoparasites (ticks, mosquitoes, mites, lice, fleas and flies).
Additionally, capturing and manipulating birds provides valuable information for studies that involve morphometry, molt schedule, fecal analysis, endo and ectoparasitism, migration and genetics.
Differential diagnoses include the previously mentioned predisposing factors, as well as ectoparasitism (e.