ENTO 301 Test 2
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ENTO 301 Test 2
What is the family for soft ticks?
What is the family for hard ticks?
What is the hypostome?
buisness end mouthpart
What is the head of a tick composed of?
Basis capituli, hypostome, chelicerae, palps
What is the basis capituli?
Base for other structures, main identifying characteristic for identification
WHat are some characteristics for tick bite paralysis?
produced by engorged females, neurotoxin produced in salivary glands
What is the causal agent for Lyme disease?
What was Lyme disease named after?
Named after Lyme, Connecticut and was first seen in 1975
The larvae of lyme disease prefer what resevoir host?
White footed mice
What is the causal agentfor Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever?
Where did the name ROcky Mountain spotted fever come from?
It was first seen and studied in Rocky mountain region
What is the pathogen for Rabbit fever?
Bacteria - Francisella tularensis
How does one contract Rabbit fever?
Have contact with infected rabbits
What do hard ticks possess that soft ticks do not?
A one host tick's life cycle involves?
Entire life cycle on one host
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
A three host tick requires how many hosts during its life cycle?
What is the scientific name of the Lone Star Tick?
What is the scientific name of the American Dog Tick?
What is the scientific name of the brown dog tick?
What is the scientific name of the Deer Tick?
The deer tick is a vector of what?
What is the scientific name of the Texas Fever tick?
What is the scientific name of the Fowl Ticks?
Fowl ticks are...
nocturnal feeders, spend most time off host
What is the scientific name of the spinose ear tick?
What are some characteristics of mites?
no recurved hypostomal teeth, four stages of development
What is the term used to denote mite infestation?
What is the scientific name of Psoroptic Scab Mites?
What is the scientific name for Sarcoptic Itch Mites?
What is teh scientific name of Chorioptic Mites?
What is the scientific name of Demodectic Mange Mites?
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
What is the scientific name for Chiggers?
What is the scientific name for House Dust Mite?
What is the suborder of biting lice?
What is the suborder name for sucking lice?
What is the scientific name for the Cattle biting louse?
What is the scientific name of the horse biting louse?
What is the scientific name of the sheep biting louse?
What is the scientific name of crab lice?
What is the scientific name for head lice?
Pediculus humanus capitis
What is the scientific name for body lice?
Pediculus humanus humanus