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What is Stomocys calcitrans?

The stable fly

2

Which sex feeds on blood for Stomoxys calcitrans?

Both

3

True or False:

Stomoxys calcitrans requires manure.

FALSE

4

Stomoxys calcitrans is a mechanical vector for what?

Trypanosomes (T. vivax and T. evansi)

5

Stomoxys calcitrans is a biological vector for what?

Habronema microstoma

6

What is Haematobia irritans?

The horn fly

7

Weak or strong fliers:

  1. Haematobia irritans?
  2. Stomoxys calcitrans?

  1. Weak
  2. Strong

8

Which 2 life cycles are dependent on fresh cow manure?

Haematobia irritans (the horn fly)

&

The face fly

9

Haematobia irritans is a biological vector for what?

Stephenofilaria

10

True or False:

The Tse-Tse Fly is present in the U.S.

FALSE

Limited to Africa

11

Tse-Tse Flies are the biological vectors of what?

Trypanosoma species (African trypanosomes)

12

What are Tse-Tse flies?

Glossina species

13

What is Melophagus ovinus?

The sheep ked

14

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Melophagus ovinus

"The sheep ked"

 

15

Melophagus ovinus is the vector for what?

Trypanosoma malophagium

(non-pathogenic)

16

The invasion of tissue or organs of host animals by larval flies usually known as maggots or grubs.

Myiasis

17

Most flies involved in myiasis are species that are _____ _____.

Facultative parasites

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