glossina


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glossina

(ɡlɒˈsaɪnə)
n
(Animals) the tsetse fly
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Noun1.glossina - bloodsucking African flyglossina - bloodsucking African fly; transmits sleeping sickness etc.
fly - two-winged insects characterized by active flight
genus Glossina - type genus of the Glossinidae: tsetse flies
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Metabolic responses of Glossina pallidipes (Diptera: Glossinidae) puparia exposed to oxygen and temperature variation: Implications for population dynamics and subterranean life.
Como vectores biologicos: son moscas hematofagas de las cuales la mas temida es la Glossina o mosca tse-tse de Africa tropical, transmisora de la tripanosomiasis africana.
The SIT and IS techniques have been used very successfully in AWIPM programs with strategic objectives including containment, suppression and eradication against a number of major insect pests: New World screwworm, Cochliomyia hominivorax (Coquerel) (Diptera: Calliphoridae) (Wyss 2000), tsetse flies, Glossina spp.
The flies he is referring to are Glossina pallidipes, more commonly known as tsetse flies.
samples Group Species tested Fleas Ctenocephalides felis 48 Echidnophaga gallinacea 150 Synosternus pallidus 41 Tsetse flies Glossina morsitans 78 submorsitans Hard ticks Amblyomma variegatum 492 Rhipicephalus decoloratus 40 R.
En todos los analisis se designo a Musca domestica Linnaeus, 1758, Haematobia irritam (Linnaeus, 1758) y Glossina moritans Westwood, 1851 como grupos externos.
Recientemente se demostro la induccion de una fuerte IC en Glossina morsitans morsitans (Alam et al.
The tsetse fly of the genus Glossina is a large, brown biting fly that serves as a vector for the trypanosomes.
Both are transmitted by the tsetse fly, Glossina sp (3,4).
Evaluation and improvement of sticky traps as monitoring tools for Glossina austeni and G.
sinica NURP1 was found to share 31%-40% similarity to those in vertebrates including human, cattle, mouse, rat, frog, salmon, and zebrafish; 51% similarity to that in other chordates (amphioxus); and 56%-64% similarity with invertebrates (including fruit fly, mosquito, and the tsetse fly Glossina morsitans).
leonum Westwood, 1851 as being an accidental parasite of Glossina morsitans Westwood, 1851 (Diptera: Glossinidae), but the source of this information remains unclear.