ENTO 301 Test 2

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  1. What is the family for soft ticks?
    Argasidae
  2. What is the family for hard ticks?
    Ixodidae
  3. What is the hypostome?
    buisness end mouthpart
  4. What is the head of a tick composed of?
    Basis capituli, hypostome, chelicerae, palps
  5. What is the basis capituli?
    Base for other structures, main identifying characteristic for identification
  6. WHat are some characteristics for tick bite paralysis?
    produced by engorged females, neurotoxin produced in salivary glands
  7. What is the causal agent for Lyme disease?
    Borrelia burgdorfei
  8. What was Lyme disease named after?
    Named after Lyme, Connecticut and was first seen in 1975
  9. The larvae of lyme disease prefer what resevoir host?
    White footed mice
  10. What is the causal agentfor Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever?
    Rickettsia rickettsii
  11. Where did the name ROcky Mountain spotted fever come from?
    It was first seen and studied in Rocky mountain region
  12. What is the pathogen for Rabbit fever?
    Bacteria - Francisella tularensis
  13. How does one contract Rabbit fever?
    Have contact with infected rabbits
  14. What do hard ticks possess that soft ticks do not?
    Scutum
  15. A one host tick's life cycle involves?
    Entire life cycle on one host
  16. A two host tick's life cycle involves what?
    Larvae attaches to one host, molts to nymph stage and leaves that host, molts to adult stage and finds second host
  17. A three host tick requires how many hosts during its life cycle?
    Three hosts
  18. What is the scientific name of the Lone Star Tick?
    Amblyomma americanum
  19. What is the scientific name of the American Dog Tick?
    Dermacenter variablis
  20. What is the scientific name of the brown dog tick?
    Rhipicelphalus sanguineus
  21. What is the scientific name of the Deer Tick?
    Ixodes scapularis
  22. The deer tick is a vector of what?
    Lyme disease
  23. What is the scientific name of the Texas Fever tick?
    Boophilus annulatus
  24. What is the scientific name of the Fowl Ticks?
    Argas spp.
  25. Fowl ticks are...
    nocturnal feeders, spend most time off host
  26. What is the scientific name of the spinose ear tick?
    Otobius megnini
  27. What are some characteristics of mites?
    no recurved hypostomal teeth, four stages of development
  28. What is the term used to denote mite infestation?
    Acariasis
  29. What is the scientific name of Psoroptic Scab Mites?
    Psoroptes spp.
  30. What is the scientific name for Sarcoptic Itch Mites?
    Sarcoptes spp.
  31. What is teh scientific name of Chorioptic Mites?
    Choriotic spp.
  32. What is the scientific name of Demodectic Mange Mites?
    Demodex spp.
  33. What are some characteristics of demodectic and sarcotic mange in cats and dogs?
    Burrow into skin, initially small, reddish lesions, as animal scratches, infestation spreads
  34. What is the scientific name for Chiggers?
    Trombicula Spp.
  35. What is the scientific name for House Dust Mite?
    Dermatophagoides spp.
  36. What is the suborder of biting lice?
    Mallophaga
  37. What is the suborder name for sucking lice?
    Anaplura
  38. What is the scientific name for the Cattle biting louse?
    Bovicola bovis
  39. What is the scientific name of the horse biting louse?
    Bovicola equi
  40. What is the scientific name of the sheep biting louse?
    Bovicola ovi
  41. What is the scientific name of crab lice?
    Pthirus pubis
  42. What is the scientific name for head lice?
    Pediculus humanus capitis
  43. What is the scientific name for body lice?
    Pediculus humanus humanus

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