parasitol_lecture_4. 2011

parasitol_lecture_4. 2011 - Taxonomic nomenclature...

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Rickettsia: Gram-negative bacteria Taxonomic nomenclature: Phylum Arthropoda Class Insecta (insects) Order Diptera (two-winged flies) Family Culicidae (mosquitoes) Simuliidae (black flies) Psychodidae (sand flies) Tabanidae (horse flies) Muscidae (house fly, tsetse fly) Calliphoridae (blow flies) Order Hemiptera (bugs) Family Reduviidae (assassin bugs) Order Siphonaptera (fleas) Family Pulicidae (fleas) Order Anoplura (sucking lice) Family Pediculidae (human body lice) Family Pthiridae (pubic lice) Class Arachnida (spiders, scorpions, ticks, mites) Order Acarina (ticks and mites) Family Ixodidae (hard ticks) Family Argasidae (soft ticks) Family Trombiculidae (mites) Clarifications :
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It is important to know: 1. Modes of transmission of disease agents by arthropods; examples of arthropod vector(s) and disease agent(s) transmitted in each case. 2. Modes of infection with arthropod borne disease agents. 3. Definition of zoonotic disease, modes of transmission of zoonotic disease agents; examples of zoonotic disease agents. 4. External anatomy of insects, including the five categories of insect mouthparts, the type of food that can be ingested by each, examples of insects with each (mouthpart) type, and the disease agents transmitted in each case. 5. Characteristics of the two types of insect metamorphosis; examples of each. 6.
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