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Morphology of the Antenna of Dermatobia hominis (Diptera: Cuterebridae) Based on Scanning Electron Microscopy
Abstract Sensilla of the antennae of male and female Dermatobia hominis were studied by scanning electron microscopy. The images obtained were interpreted according to the scientific literatureExpand
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Participation of Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Acari: Ixodidae) in the epidemiology of canine visceral leishmaniasis.
The vectorial competence of the tick Rhipicephalus sanguineus is discussed in relation to the epidemiology of canine visceral leishmaniasis, taking into account its strict association with dogs andExpand
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Antennal Sensilla of the New World Screwworm Fly, Cochliomyia hominivorax (Diptera: Calliphoridae)
Abstract Antennal sensilla of the Cochliomyia hominivorax were studied by scanning electron microscopy. Thirteen subtypes of sensilla were identified in the fly antenna. In the antennal funiculus,Expand
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Rickettsia infection in five areas of the state of São Paulo, Brazil.
This study investigated rickettsial infection in animals, humans, ticks, and fleas collected in five areas of the state of São Paulo. Eight flea species (Adoratopsylla antiquorum antiquorum,Expand
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Interrelationship between ectoparasites and wild rodents from Tijucas do Sul, state of Paraná, Brazil.
Sixteen species of ectoparasites were collected from 50 wild rodents, from August 1990 to August 1991, in an area of Araucaria augustifolia forest, in the municipality of Tijucas do Sul, State ofExpand
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Acari Ectoparasites of Bats from Minas Gerais, Brazil
Abstract Ectoparasites were recovered from Brazilian bats captured from April to November 1997 at or near Parque Estadual do Rio Doce, State of Minas Gerais, southeastern Brazil. Sixty bats wereExpand
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Streblidae (Diptera) of phyllostomid bats from Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Eight streblid species were collected from eight phyllostomid bat species, from April to November 1997, at or near the Reserve "Parque Estadual do Rio Doce", Minas Gerais, Southeastern Brazil. InExpand
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Prevalence of Trypanosoma lewisi in Rattus norvegicus from Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil.
From April 1984 to March 1985, a Trypanosoma lewisi prevalence of 21.7% was found in 429 Rattus norvegicus trapped in Belo Horizonte, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil. The infection rates were higher inExpand
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Pediculose capitis: prevalência em escolares da Rede Municipal Pública de Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brasil
During 1985, 50,356 children and adolecents from 105 public schools of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais State were questioned about or examined for head lice (Pediculus capitis). The mean prevalence ofExpand
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Scanning Electron Microscopy Studies of Sensilla and Other Structures of Adult Dermatobia hominis (L. Jr., 1781) (Diptera: Cuterebridae)
Abstract The surfaces of the body segments and appendages of male and female Dermatobia hominis (L. Jr., 1781) were studied by scanning electron microscopy with the objective of contributing to theExpand
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