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What are the 4 classes in Phylum Arthropoda?

1. Insecta
2. Arachnida
3. Crustacea
4. Pentastomida

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Insecta

What are the 4 orders?

1. Diptera
2. Anoplura
3. Mallophaga
4. Siphonaptera

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Insecta
---Order Diptera

What are the 5 types of insects?

1. Mosquitoes
2. Biting Midgets, No-See-Ums, Gnats
3. Tabanids
4. House Flies & Face Flies
5. Bot Flies

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Insecta
---Order Diptera
----Bot Flies

What are the 4 organisms?

-Cuterebra spp.
-Hypoderma spp.
-Gasterophilus spp.
-Oestrus ovis

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Insecta
---Order Diptera
----Bot Flies
-----Cuterebra spp.

What is it?

Wolves or warbles. Rodent Bot Fly.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Insecta
---Order Diptera
----Bot Flies
-----Hypoderma spp.

What is it?

Ox warbles, cattle grubs, heel flies. Common cattle bot fly.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Insecta
---Order Diptera
----Bot Flies
-----Gasterophilus spp.

What is it?

Stomach bot of horses called horse bot or stomach bot.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Insecta
---Order Diptera
----Bot Flies
-----Oestrus ovis

What is it?

Nasal bots of sheep. Often called nasal bots.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Insecta
---Orders Anoplura & Mallophaga

What insect are they?

Lice

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Insecta
---Order Anoplura

What are the 5 organisms?

-Haematopinus spp.
-Linognathus spp.
-Polyplax spp.
-Pthirus
-Pediculus spp.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Insecta
---Order Anoplura
----Haematopinus spp.

What is it?

Sucking louse of horse, swine, cattle.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Insecta
---Order Anoplura
----Linognathus spp.

What is it?

Sucking louse of cattle, sheep, goats, dogs, foxes.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Insecta
---Order Anoplura
----Polyplax spp.

What is it?

Sucking louse of rats, mice.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Insecta
---Order Anoplura
----Pthirus

What is it?

Crabs in humans, sometimes infect dogs.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Insecta
---Order Anoplura
----Pediculus spp.

What is it?

Human head or body louse, rarely dogs.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Insecta
---Order Mallophaga

What are the 2 organisms?

-Trichodectes canis
-Felicola subrostratus

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Insecta
---Order Mallophaga
----Trichodectes canis

What is it?

Chewing louse of dogs.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Insecta
---Order Mallophaga
----Felicola subrostratus

What is it?

The only louse found on cats.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Insecta
---Order Siphonaptera

What insect is in this order?

Fleas

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Insecta
---Order Siphonaptera

What are the 5 organisms?

-Ctenocephalides felis
-Ctenocephalides canis
-Pulex irritans
-Xenopsylla cheopis
-Echidnophaga gallinacea

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Insecta
---Order Siphonaptera
----Ctenocephalides felis

What is it?

Most common flea of dogs and cats.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Insecta
---Order Siphonaptera
----Ctenocephalides canis

What is it?

Much more rare than C. felis, mostly infects dogs.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Insecta
---Order Siphonaptera
----Pulex irritans

What is it?

Human flea. Attacks a wide range of animals.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Insecta
---Order Siphonaptera
----Xenopsylla cheopis

What is it?

Rat Flea (main carrier of bubonic plague).

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Insecta
---Order Siphonaptera
----Echidnophaga gallinacea

What is it?

Sticktight flea (hunchbacked appearance, attaches firmly to host).

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Insecta
---Order Diptera
----Family Culicidae
-----Mosquitoes

What are the 5 organisms?

-Culex pipiens
-Aedes spp.
-Anopheles spp.
-Culiseta spp.
-Psorophora spp.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Insecta
---Order Diptera
----Family Culicidae
-----Mosquitoes
------Culex pipiens

What is it?

Mosquito of primary importance to humans.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Insecta
---Order Diptera
----Family Culicidae
-----Mosquitoes
------Aedes spp.

What is it?

Tiger mosquitoes.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Arachnida
---Order Acarina

What is in this order?

-Soft Ticks
-Hard Ticks
-Mites

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Arachnida
---Order Acarina
----Family Argasidae

What is it?

Soft Ticks

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Arachnida
---Order Acarina
----Family Argasidae

What are the 2 organisms?

-Argas spp.
-Otobius megnini

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Arachnida
---Order Acarina
----Family Argasidae
-----Argas spp.

What is it?

The fowl tick.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Arachnida
---Order Acarina
----Family Argasidae
-----Otobius megnini

What is it?

Ear tick.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Arachnida
---Order Acarina
----Family Ixodidae

What is it?

Hard Ticks

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Arachnida
---Order Acarina
----Family Ixodidae

What are the 4 organisms?

-Rhipicephalus sanguineus
-Dermacentor variabilis
-Ixodes scapularis
-Amblyomma americanum

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Arachnida
---Order Acarina
----Family Ixodidae
-----Rhipicephalus sanguineus

What is it?

Brown dog tick.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Arachnida
---Order Acarina
----Family Ixodidae
-----Dermacentor variabilis

What is it?

American dog tick, or wood tick.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Arachnida
---Order Acarina
----Family Ixodidae
-----Ixodes scapularis

What is it?

Deer tick, black legged tick.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Arachnida
---Order Acarina
----Family Ixodidae
-----Amblyomma americanum

What is it?

Lone Star Tick

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Arachnida
---Order Acarina
----Mites

What are the 5 Families?

-Sarcoptidae
-Psoroptidae
-Demodicidae
-Cheyletidae
-Dermanyssidae

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Arachnida
---Order Acarina
----Family Sarcoptidae

What are the 2 organisms?

-Sarcoptes scabiei
-Notoedres cati

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Arachnida
---Order Acarina
----Family Sarcoptidae
-----Sarcoptes scabiei

What is it?

Scabies mite, sarcoptic mange, sarcoptic ascariasis.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Arachnida
---Order Acarina
----Family Sarcoptidae
-----Notoedres cati

What is it?

Feline scabies mite.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Arachnida
---Order Acarina
----Family Psoroptidae

What are the 3 organisms?

-Psoroptes spp.
-Otodectes cynotis
-Chorioptes spp.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Arachnida
---Order Acarina
----Family Psoroptidae
-----Psoroptes spp.

What is it?

Ear canker mite of rabbits, & scab mite of lg animals.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Arachnida
---Order Acarina
----Family Psoroptidae
-----Otodectes cynotis

What is it?

Common ear mite.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Arachnida
---Order Acarina
----Family Psoroptidae
-----Chorioptes spp.

What is it?

Foot and tail mites of lg animals.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Arachnida
---Order Acarina
----Family Demodicidae

What is the organism?

-Demodex canis

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Arachnida
---Order Acarina
----Family Demodicidae
-----Demodex canis

What is it?

Follicular / red mange. Reside in hair follicles & sebaceous glands.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Arachnida
---Order Acarina
----Family Cheyletidae

What is the organism?

-Cheyletiella spp.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Arachnida
---Order Acarina
----Family Cheyletidae
-----Cheyletiella spp.

What is it?

Fur mites, or walking dandruff.

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Arachnida
---Order Acarina
----Family Dermanyssidae

What is the organism?

-Dermanyssus gallinae

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Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Arachnida
---Order Acarina
----Family Cheyletidae
-----Dermanyssus gallinae

What is it?

Feather mites of poultry.