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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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.
Both are transmitted by the tsetse fly, Glossina sp (3,4).
leonum Westwood, 1851 as being an accidental parasite of Glossina morsitans Westwood, 1851 (Diptera: Glossinidae), but the source of this information remains unclear.
2] have been made available for crop production and animal husbandry by exterminating the Glossina sp.
3) Greater than twenty species of Glossina tsetse flies are capable of transmitting the parasites; humans and animals act as reservoirs.
For example, the topical application of neem oil or azadirachtin rich neem seed kernel extract on Glossina specimens, reduced fecundity and survival of the treated females (18) and exposure of An.
Persistent courtship reduces male and female longevity in captive tsetse flies Glossina morsitans morsitans Westwood (Diptera: Glossinidae).
Glossina austeni (Diptera: Glossinidae) eradicated on the island of Unguja, Zanzibar, using the sterile insect technique.