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The study of arthropods, creatures with jointed appendages

Arthropodology

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Importance - first intermediate hosts for Paragonimus kellicotti, Diphyllobothrium latum, Spirometra mansonoides, and Dracunculus insignis

Crustaceans

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Produce venomous substances

Centipedes and millipedes

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Cantharidin, a toxic substance that produces colic in horses, is produced by?

Blister beetles ("Spanish fly")

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Larval life cycle stage of Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths)
- covered with tiny, urticating or "stinging" hairs

Caterpillars

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Reduviid bugs
Intermediate hosts for Trypanosoma cruzi (Chagas disease)

Kissing bugs

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Cimex lectularius

Bedbug

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Head wider than widest part of thorax

Mallophagans ("chewing lice")

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Head more narrow than widest part of thorax

Anoplurans ("sucking lice")

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Cockroaches and grasshoppers

Dictyopterans

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Egg of either an Anopluran or Mallophagan

Nit

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Infestation with lice - either Mallophagan or Anopluran

Pediculosis

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Black flies

Simulium species

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Sand flies capable of transmitting Leishmania species

Lutzomyia species

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No-see-ums

Culicoides species

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Deerflies, horseflies

Chrysops species, Tabanus species

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Stable fly or biting house fly ("legsticker")

Stomoxys calcitrans

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Horn flies

Haematobia irritans

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Sheep ked

Melophagus ovinus

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Face fly

Musca autumnalis

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Infestation or infection with dipteran larvae or "maggots"

Myiasis

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Free-living dipteran fly larvae developing a parasitic dependence

Facultative myiasis

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Completely parasitic dipteran fly larvae

Obligatory myiasis

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Blowflies or bottle flies

Calliphora, Phaenicia, Lucilia, and Phormia species

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House fly

Musca domestica

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Dipteran fly larvae or maggots within contaminated wounds

Strike or fly strike

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Morphologic feature used to identify or speciate dipteran fly larvae

Posterior spiracular plate

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Primary screwworm - dipteran larvae reportable to USDA

Cochliomyia hominivorax

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"Wolves" or "warbles" in the skin of dogs and cats

Cuterebra species

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Heel flies or ox warbles

Hypoderma species

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Colloquial term used to describe cattle running or evading adult heel flies

"Gadding"

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Horse bots

Gasterophilus species

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Nasal bot fly of sheep and goats

Oestrus ovis

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Cat flea

Ctenocephalides felis

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Sticktight flea of poultry

Echidnophaga gallinacea

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Resemble tiny fly maggots, sparsely covered with tiny hairs

Larval Siphonapterans

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Resemble tiny pearls - nonsticky, 0.5 mm long, white, oval, and rounded at both ends

Flea eggs

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Reddish-black, pepper-like specks found with dog or cat's haircoat - actually, dried flea feces

Flea frass

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Stalk at the tip of a sarcoptiform mite's leg; they can be long or short, jointed or unjointed

Pedicel

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Infestation with either mites or ticks

Ascariasis

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Infestation with Sarcoptes scabei

Scabies

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Feline scabies mite

Notoedres cati

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Scaly leg mite of budgerigars (parakeets)

Cnemidocoptes pilae

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Guinea pig mite

Trixacarus caviae

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Ear canker mite of rabbits

Psoroptes cuniculi

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Mite reportable to USDA

Psoroptes species of large animals

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Foot and tail mite; itchy leg mite

Chorioptes species

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Canine and feline ear mite (also ferrets)

Otodectes cynotis

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Follicular mite of dogs

Demodex canis

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Chiggers

Trombicula species

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Nasal mite of dogs

Pneumonyssoides caninum

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Tropical rat mite

Ornithonyssus bacoti

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"Walking dandruff" of dogs, cats, and rabbits

Cheyletiella species

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Feline fur mite

Lynxacarus radovskyi

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Soft ticks

Argasid ticks

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Hard ticks

Ixodid ticks

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Spinose ear tick

Otobius megnini

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Fowl tick

Argas persicus

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Brown dog tick

Rhipicephalus sanguineus

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American dog tick

Dermacentor variabilis

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Lone star tick

Amblyomma americanum

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Tick reportable to USDA - Texas cattle fever tick

Boophilus annulatus

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Rabbit tick

Haemaphysalis leporispalustris

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Hard ticks with scutum with a pattern of white on a dark background

Ornate ticks

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Hard ticks with a dark-colored scutum

Inornate ticks