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1

orders

Flies(Diptera)
Fleas(Siphonaptera)
Lice(Phthiraptera)
Hemiptera

2

identification

3 pairs of legs
head, thorax, and abdomen
antennea

3

life cycle of diptera and siphonaptera

E-L-P-A
egg, larva, pupa, adult

4

life cycle of phthiraptera

E-N-N-N-A
egg, nymph, nymph, nymph, adult

5

importance of flies in parasitology

biological transmission of organisms
mechanical transmission of organisms
fly strike- infestation of larvae

6

identification of diptera (flies)

mouth parts
size
location on host
larva stages

7

adult diptera pathogensis

irritate animal
feed on blood
transmit disease

8

larvae diptera pathogensis

migrate in animal
feed on animal

9

are lice host specific?

extremely!