Veterinary Ecto-Parasites Links  

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A. Veterinary Entomology B. Iowa State Medical Entomology Index

FIND LINKS UNDER THE FOLLOWING HEADINGS 1-10

Parasite species of each host    A. Cattle    B. Sheep, goats, deer   C. Pigs,     D. Horses, Mules Donkeys    E. Dog, Cat and Fox

2. INSECTA 3. Exopterygota

 

4. Siphonaptera

    (fleas)

5. Diptera

(true flies)

6. ACARINA 7. Order Mesostigmata 8. Order Prostigmata 9. Order Sarcoptiformes
10. Family Ixodidae

INSECTA

Exopterygota                                          

Phthiraptera  (sucking and biting lice)

Mallophaga                              

Aboplura

Damalinia                                    Haematopinus

Trichodectes                                Linognathus

Felicola                                       Solenoptes

Hemiptera (bugs)

Cimicidae (Bed bugs) 3 species worldwide

Leptocimex hemipterus on bats and man in West Africa

Cimex hemipterus man, chickens and bats (old and new world tropics)

Cimex lecticularius Man, bats, chickens and some domestic animals

 

 

Endopterygota

Siphonaptera (fleas)

Pulex irritans                                Ceratophyllus sp.

Ctenocephalides sp.                      Leptopsylla segnis#

 

Spilopsyllus                                    Ctenopthalmus

 

Diagnosis treatment and control to be inserted here

 

 

Diptera (true flies)

Nematocera:   Culicidae, Simuliidae, Ceratopogonidae

Brachycera:   Tabanidae

Cylorrhapa:    Syrphidae

                         Muscidae

                         Calliphoridae

                          Sarcophagidae Flesh flies

                         Oestridae,

Pupipara:        Hippoboscidae (Keds)                               

ACARINA   (acarology discussion group) 

The following contains public sector information diagrams* licensed under the Open Government Licence  v2.0 ADAS Manual of Veterinary Parasitological Laboratory Techniques Reference Book 418

Order Mesostigmata Order Prostigmata Order Sarcoptiformes
Dermanyssus,                                                            Trombicula     Cheyletiella * Psoroptes   
Liponyssus Demodex

Demodectic Mange

Pictures to be inserted here

   Astigmata    Sarcoptes  See * diagram top left
 

 

Family Ixodidae

Ixodes  scapularis:  Image gallery      

Haemophysalis

Amponomma     Dermacentor

Rhipicephalus     Boophilus

Margaropus       Hyalomma                      

Ambylomma

Family Argasidae.  Soft Ticks

Argas                  Ornithodoros

Soft Ticks  * Hard Ticks *

 

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Cattle Sheep goats deer
Hypoderna bovis

Hypoderma lineata

Dermatobia hominis

Callitroga hominivorax

Chrysomia  bezziana

Damalinia bovis

Haematobia

Haematopinus eurysternus

Hippobosca

Hippobosca

Hippobosca

Linognathus vituli

Solenoptes capilatus

Otobius

 

Ticks

Ixodes ricinus

Ixodes pilosus

Ixodes rubicundus

Ixodes cookei

Ixodes pacificus

Ixodes persuleatus

Ixodes scapularis

Haemophysalis cinnibarina punctata

Boophilus annulatus

Boophilus decoloratus

Boophilus microplus

Boophilus calcaratus

Hyalommma mauritanicum

Margaropus winthem

Rhipicephalus appendiculatus

Rhipicephalus  capensis

Rhipicephalus sanguinens

Rhipicephalus simus

Rhipicephalus evertsi

Haemophysalis cinnibarina punctata

Dermacentor albipictus

Dermacentor nitens

Dermacentor occidentalisus

Dermacentor variabilis

Dernacentor venustus

Ambylomma americanum

Ambylomma cajennense

Ambylomma imitator

Ambylomma hebrarum

Ambylomma variegatum

Sarcoptes scabiei

Psoroptes communis bovis

Psoroptes natalensis

Chorioptes bovis

Psorergates natalensis

Trombicula spp.

Demodex bovis

Raillietia auris

 

Sheep Goats

Hypoderna aeratum

Hypoderma crossi

Hypoderma diana

Oedemegana tarandi

Dermatobia hominis

Lucilia seratica

Lucilia cuprina

Calliphora albifronatlis

Calliphora erythrocephela

Calliphora fallax

Calliphora stygia

Calliphora vomitoria

Callitroga hominivorax

Microcalliphora saripes

Chrysomia  cholopyga

Chrysomia albiceps

Chrysomia rufifacies

Chrysomia micropogon

Damalinia ovis

Linognathus ovillus (sheep)

Linognathus africanus

Linognathus pedalis (sheep)

Linognathus stenopsis (goats)

Melophagus ovinus

 

Ticks

Ixodes ricinus

Ixodes pilosus

Ixodes rubicundus

Ixodes pacificus

Ixodes persuleatus

Ixodes scapularis

Haemophysalis cinnibarina punctata

Haemophysalis leporispalustris

Boophilus decoloratus

Rhipicephalus appendiculatus

Rhipicephalus  evertsi

Rhipicephalus sanguineus

Dermacentor variabilis

Dermacentor nitens

Dermacentor occidentalis

Hypoderna bovis

Hypoderma lineata

Callitroga hominivorax

Chrysomia  bezziana

Hippobosca equina

Hippobosca maculata

 

Damalinia equi

Haematopinus axini

Otobius megnini

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pigs

Callitroga hominivorax

Cuterebra spp.

Haematopinus suis

Boophilus decoloratus

Ambylomma americanum

Ambylomma maculatum

Dermacentor nitens

Dermacentor variabilis

Dermacentor venustusscapularis

Sarcoptes scabiei

Demodex phylloides

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Horses, Mules, Donkeys

Hypoderna bovis

Hypoderma lineata

Callitroga hominivorax

Chrysomia  bezziana

Haematopinus equi

Hippobosca equina

Hippobosca maculata

Hippobosca refipes

Damalinia equi

Haematopinus axini

Otobius megnani

 

Ticks

Ixodes ricinus

Ixodes canisuga

Ixodes cookei

Ixodes pacificus

Ixodes scapularis

Boophilus annulatus

Boophilus decoloratus

Boophilus microplus

Margaropus winthemi

Rhipicephalus appendiculatus

Rhipicephalus bursa

Rhipicephalus evertsi

Dermacentor albipictus

Dermacentor nigrolineatues

Dermacentor vnustus

Dermacentor nitens

Dermacentor occidentalisus

Dernacentor reticulatus

Ambylomma hebraeum

Ambylomma americanum

Ambylomma cajennense

Ambylomma imitator

Ambylomma maculatum

Sarcoptes scabiei

Psoroptes communis equi

Chorioptes equi

 

 

Dog, Cat, Fox

Dermatobia hominis

Cordylobia arthropophaga

Trichodectes canis

Felicola  subrostratus

Heterodoxus spiniger

Heterodoxus longitarsus

Linognathus setosus (dogs)

Ctenocephalides canis

Ctenocephalides felis felisi

Echidnophaga  gallinacea

Otobius megnini

Ambylomma americanum

Ambylomma cajennense

Ambylomma maculatum

Ixodes ricinus

Ixodes holocyclus

Ixodes hexagonus

Ixodes canisuga

Ixodes cookei

Ixodes kingi

Ixodes muris

Ixodes pacificus

Ixodes rubicundus

Ixodes persulcatus

Ixodes scapularis

Boophilus decoloratus

Rhipicephalus sinus

Rhipicephalus  sanguineus

Rhipicephalus bursa

Haemophysalis leachi

Haemophysalis bisponosum

Haemophysalis leporispalustris

Dermacentor variabilis

Dermacentor reticulatus

Dermacentor venustus

Sarcoptes scabiei

Otodectes cynotis

Trombicula spp.

Demodex canis

Ornithonyssus bacoti

 

 

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