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(ˌhi məˈtɒf ə gəs)

feeding on blood.
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Contract notice: Surveillance and control service of hematophagous vectors
In nature, RABV is perpetuated through cycles of infection involving carnivores and other terrestrial mammals (North America and Europe) or hematophagous bats (Central and South America).
The information generated from the key informant healers show similarities of reported traditional use of the plant in the treatment of a variety of health issues ranging from snake bites [9, 10] and stomach troubles [10], Gastralgia and adynamic conditions of digestive system [11], infected eyes [12, Diarrhea, stomach pains [9], Gastralgia [13], Anti-tuberculosis [14], Swollen limbs and skin diseases [14], Swollen limbs and skin diseases [10] and as Hematophagous insect repellents [15].
Effects of parasitism by a hematophagous mite on reproduction in barn swallow.
In this way, heterogeneous environments allow the development of distinct species of mosquitoes with different hematophagous habits, behavioral and oviposition (Marchi et al.
New record of the hairy-legged hematophagous bat Diphylla ecaudata Spix, 1823 (Chiroptera, Phyllostomidae) in Colombia.
2015) suggests that serine peptidases are secreted in the American lobster midgut gland as vestigial character, as has been reported and proposed for other Arthropod's digestive enzymes; for example, in the Ixodes ticks, a switch in the diet preferences from scavenger to hematophagous was parallel to the changes in the salivary peptidase composition (Mans & Neitz 2004).
Sand flies (Diptera: Psycodidae: Phlebotomine) are small hematophagous insects comprised of 1000 known species and subspecies (Killick-Kendrick, 1999; Kakar and Suleman, 2004).
Observations such as these are rare and difficult to acquire; ongoing annual monitoring, using a combination of repeated site visits, motion-sensitive cameras, and insect collection, will be required to determine whether hematophagous black flies are to become a regular and frequently occurring challenge for Peregrine Falcons and other avian species raising altricial young in the Arctic.
The ZIKV is an arbovirus (arthropod-born virus), since part of its reproductive cycle occurs within the body of hematophagous insets.
Similarly, have occurred with flies control, among these stands out the Musca domestica (often related to mastitis) and Haematobia irritans, a hematophagous insect that has caused serious damage to livestock (3,5).