haematophagous


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haematophagous

(ˌhiːməˈtɒfəɡəs; ˌhɛm-) or

hematophagous

adj
(Zoology) (of certain animals) feeding on blood
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Assessing the effects of haematophagous ectoparasites on the health of nestling birds: haematocrit vs haemoglobin levels in House Wrens parasitized by blow fly larvae.
Haematophagous arthropod saliva and host defense system: a tale of tear and blood.
Mechanical transmission of trypanosomiasis, leishmaniasis, and yaws through the agency of non-biting haematophagous flies.
Females of most species of the Corethrellidae are haematophagous and feed on anuran blood to obtain protein for egg development (Williams & Edman 1968; McKeever 1977; McKeever & French 1991).
Ticks are highly specialized obligate haematophagous ectoparasites of mammals, birds and reptiles, distributed worldwide and are of enormous medical and veterinary relevance owing to the direct damage they cause to their hosts and as vectors of a large variety of human and animal pathogens.
Examples of ectoparasites associated with northern mockingbirds include mites (Knemidokoptidae, Macronyssidae, Proctophyllodidae, and Trombiculidae; Ventura, 1968; Phillis and Cromroy, 1972; McClure, 1987, 1989; Latta and O'Connor, 2001), ticks (Ixodidae; Wilson and Durden, 2003), lice (Menoponidae and Philopteridae; Burmeister, 1838; Cicchino and Emerson, 1983; Wilson and Durden, 2003), and haematophagous flies (Muscidae; Ventura, 1968), some of which potentially could be observed in nests of lark sparrows as a result of behavior associated with re-use of nests.
N,N-Diethylphenylacetamide (DEPA): a safe and effective repellent for personal protection against haematophagous arthropods.
While they carried out their mission, Chagas made a number of observations on a haematophagous (blood-feeding) insect common to the area and popularly known as barbeiro (barber).
ABSTRACT: The deer ked (Lipoptena cervi) is a haematophagous ectoparasite of moose (Alces alces) and other cervids that commonly bites humans in Finland.