ectoparasite

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Synonyms for ectoparasite

any external parasitic organism (as fleas)

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Ectoparasitism as a cost of coloniality in cliff swallows (Hirundo pyrrhonota).
Ectoparasitism as a cost of colonia Jrty in cliff Swallows (Hirundo pyrrhonota).
Is sex-biased ectoparasitism related to sexual size dimorphism in small mammals of Central Europe?
Integumentary system diseases (n = 128) were cutaneous pox virus, ectoparasitism by lice and mites, and a few bacterial dermatitis or cellulitis cases.
Aggression, ectoparasitism, and other possible costs of prairie dog (Sciuridae: Cynomys spp.) coloniality.
Ectoparasitism is one of the many factors influencing small ruminant productivity (James-Rugu and Iwuala, 2000; Olivares-Perez et al., 2011).
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. Heavy infestations can result in anemia, blindness, severe pathology or death of birds if untreated (Mactier 1970, Cooper & Mellau 1992, Boughton et al.
The evolution of ectoparasitism in the genus Lucilia (Diptera: Calliphoridae).
Apparently some murres lack the response noted in some other seabirds (e.g., 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.
Energy cost of ectoparasitism: the flea Xenopsylla ramesis on the desert gerbil Gerbillus dasyurus.
The terms ectocommensalism and ectoparasitism are currently favored over phagophilia.
Ectoparasitism as a cause of natal dispersal in Cliff Swallows.