haematophagous


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haematophagous

(ˌhiːməˈtɒfəɡəs; ˌhɛm-) or

hematophagous

adj
(Zoology) (of certain animals) feeding on blood
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The greater frequency of Diptera recorded in the present study may be related to the great diversity of the order, which inhabits the most diverse environments, and to its food habit, from haematophagous species to predators of other arthropods (Copatti & Daudt, 2009; Abreu et al., 2014), also to the presence of a rainy period that favours the resumption of insect activity and to the increase in organic matter content that takes place during that period (Poggiani et al., 1996; Wolda, 1988).
The haematophagous feeding stage of anadromous populations of sea lamprey Petromyzon marinus: low host selectivity and wide range of habitats.
Goats were monitored for evidence of haematophagous worm burden using the FAMACHA eye chart [22].
In addition to that, the mosquitoes in the juvenile stages can be killed before it emerges into haematophagous adults, by the larvicidal applications [4].
The haematophagous mites are white on an empty stomach and red after meals.
Of these blood-feeding ectoparasites, ticks are the most important arthropod disease vectors, surpassing all other haematophagous arthropods in number and variety of diseases they transmit to animals and humans [6].
T cruzi is an obligate intracellular parasite with a complex life cycle that alternates between vertebrate host and invertebrate haematophagous triatomine insect and involves proliferative (amastigotes, epimastigotes) and nonproliferative (metacyclic, culture, or bloodstream trypomastigotes) stages [3].
Ixodid ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) are the most important haematophagous arthropod vectors of infectious agent to domestic livestock and wild animals, attack a broad range of vertebrates and transmit a great diversity of pathogenic microorganisms (Yu et al., 2015).
Linking global warning, metabolic rate of haematophagous vectors and the transmission of infectious diseases.
Haematophagous bats in Brazil, their role in rabies transmission, impact on public health, livestock industry and alternatives to an indiscriminate reduction of bat population.
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.
Further evidence showed that haematophagous arthropod saliva contains active protein components that are able to modify the haemostasis and cellular immune responses and thus induce specific IgG antibodies in people living in endemic areas.