Tunga penetrans

Known as: Flea, Jigger, Chigoe Flea, Chigoe Fleas 
A species of burrowing flea that requires a human host or other mammal to reproduce.
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Over the past half-century there have been major changes in building materials and consumer products used indoors. Composite-wood… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
The cladoceran crustacean Daphnia pulex has emerged as a model species for many biological fields, in particular environmental… (More)
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2007
2007
1. Parasites might preferentially feed on hosts in good nutritional condition as such hosts provide better resources for the… (More)
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2004
2004
The jigger Tunga penetrans (Linnaeus, 1758: type-species of the family Tungidae) is the smallest known species of flea… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Thiamethoxam is the first commercial neonicotinoid insecticide from the thianicotinyl subclass. It was discovered in the course… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Glucosinolates are known to elicit responses from Brassica herbivores in laboratory studies. To study their importance in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Although the evolution of plant response to herbivory can involve either resistance (a decrease in susceptibility to herbivore… (More)
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1996
1996
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  • Evolution; international journal of organic…
  • 1996
Although most plants experience herbivory by several insect species, there has been little empirical work directed toward… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The identification of apparently fastidious microorganisms is often problematic. DNA from a rickettsia-like agent (called the ELB… (More)
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Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
The population ecology of Phyllotreta cruciferae Goeze, a flea beetle which is an important pest of cole crops (Brassica oleracea… (More)
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