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Siphonaptera (fleas) of the Nevada Test Site

D. Elden Beck

Siphonaptera (fleas) of the Nevada Test Site

by D. Elden Beck

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Published by Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fleas -- Nevada.,
  • Ecology -- Nevada.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 26-27).

    Statementby D. Elden Beck and Dorald M. Allred.
    SeriesBrigham Young University science bulletin -- v. 7, no. 2
    ContributionsAllred, Dorald M.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17301236M

      In a sense, this book is an expanded version of an earlier work by this author entitled “The Siphonaptera of Canada”, published in It is extended beyond the political confines of this country and includes treatment of the fauna of Alaska and Greenland, as well as much new distributional information on the fleas of Canada, especially the Canadian by: An update on the distribution and nomenclature of fleas (Order Siphonaptera) of bats (Order Chiroptera) and rodents (Order Rodentia) from La Rioja Province, Argentina. ZooKeys — DOI: /zookeys Reference page. Galloway, T.D. Siphonaptera of Canada. Pp – In Langor, D.W. & Sheffield, C.S. (eds.). The.

    Introduction to Applied Entomology, University of Illinois Family Cecidomyiidae: The gall midges, includes the Hessian fly Delicate, long legs, long antennae, reduced wing venation Hessian fly adult (left) and pupae ("flax seeds") (right) Family Culicidae: The mosquitoes Long proboscis Hairs/scales along wing veins Females feed on blood; males feed on nectar, etc. Anopheles spp. transmit Size: KB. Fleas (Siphonaptera) (to Table of Contents) Characters of fleas. All fleas are insects specialized as ectoparasites that feed on blood through piercing mouthparts. The adults are obligate parasites. Most species infest terrestrial mammals and often any one species .

    Fleas (order Siphonaptera) are one of the major groups of blood-sucking insects. They belong to holometabolic insects. Holometabolism is a feature characteristic also of Diptera, Lepidoptera, etc. Fleas form a separate well differentiated order, although phylogenetically they are regarded to be closer to Diptera and Mecoptera. Siphonaptera (fleas) is a highly specialized order of holometabolous insects comprising ∼ species placed in 16 families. Despite a long history of extensive work on flea classification and.


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The Gunong Benom Expedition Notes on Zoogeography, Convergent Evolution and Taxanomy of Fleas (Siphonaptera), based on collections from Gunong Benom and elsewhere in South-East Asia. Convergent Evolution Notes on Zoogeography, Convergent E.

by Traub, R. The Skeletal Anatomy Of Fleas: Siphonaptera Paperback – J by Robert Evans Snodgrass (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ Cited by: The fleas (Siphonaptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark (Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica) 1st Edition by Brinck-Lindroth (Author), G.

(Author), Smit (Author), & ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify Siphonaptera book you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. Cited by: Fleas (Siphonaptera) See all books Ornithology Botany Insects & Other Invertebrates Mammals Reptiles & Amphibians Evolutionary Biology Conservation & Biodiversity Ecology Palaeontology Organismal to Molecular Biology Marine & Freshwater Biology Environmental & Social Studies Earth System Sciences History & Other Humanities Reference.

About this book. The second edition of this RES Handbook is a fully updated new edition of Smit's classic guide to British fleas published in The text and keys have been updated to include 6 new species, making a total of 62 species found in the British Isles. Book Reviews. Siphonaptera.

By ROBERT E. LEWIS. See all Hide authors and affiliations. Science 22 May Vol.Issuepp. Siphonaptera. By ROBERT E. LEWIS. Science 22 May Share This Article: Copy. My saved folders. Save to my folders. Stay. Fleas are small, wingless insects with a holometabolous (complete) metamorphosis.

They are laterally compressed, with numerous bristles and appear shiny, varying from yellowish brown to almost black. Adult fleas are obligate bloodsucking parasites of warm-blooded vertebrates and 94% of the known species occur on mammals, the remaining 6% on birds.

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of Next. About this reference work. Introduction. Bibliographic information. Siphonaptera: fleas. Characteristics Fleas are small, wingless insects ranging in size from approximately millimetres in length depending on the species. Almost everybody, especially those with cats or dogs will be familiar with these small biting insects and will have.

Siphonaptera, commonly called “fleas”, are a relatively small order of wingless holometabolic insects, comprising more than species within 15 families. Flea, the common name for the order Siphonaptera, includes 2, species of small flightless insects that survive as external parasites of mammals and live by consuming blood, or hematophagy, from their fleas grow to about 3 mm ( in) long, are usually brown, and have bodies that are "flattened" sideways or narrow, enabling them to move through their host's fur or Class: Insecta.

Siphonaptera. Fleas. The name Siphonaptera is derived from the Greek words "siphon" meaning a tube or pipe and "aptera" meaning wingless. This is an appropriate appellation for these secondarily wingless insects whose mouthparts are adapted for piercing skin and sucking blood.

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This book is the first comprehensive account on the flea fauna of Fennoscandia and Denmark. Totally 89 species/subspecies are treated of which 69 have been found in the region.

The remainder are known from neighboring areas and may turn up. The introductory part gives a brief historical overview of the earliest literature on fleas and a more detailed account of the Scandinavian.

Siphonaptera Fleas. Ctenocephalides felis, the cat flea shown here, is a typical member of the Siphonaptera ("sucking-wingless"), the gh known to be related to the true flies (the Diptera) by details of internal structure, the Siphonaptera are highly modified for a parasitic existence; they have no wings and no compound eyes, the legs are modified for jumping, the antennae are very.

The Infraorders of Siphonaptera. Infraorder PULICOMORPHA S.G. Medvedev, This infraorder includes 5 superfamilies: Pulicoidea Billberg, (Pulicidae and Tungidae Taschenberg, ), Malacopsylloidea Baker, (Malacopsyllidae and Rhopalopsyllidae Oudemans, ), Vermipsylloidea Wagner, (Vermipsyllidae), Coptopsylloidea Wagner, (Coptopsyllidae), and.

Books. Hopkins, George Henry Evans, and Miriam Rothschild. An Illustrated Catalogue of the Rothschild Collection of Fleas (Siphonaptera) in the British Museum (Natural History). Vols. 1–5. London: British Museum (Natural History), – Mardon, D. Siphonaptera is a highly modified order of holometabolous insects, comprising some species, all of which are bilaterally compressed, apterous ectoparasites.

The mouthparts are specialized for piercing and sucking, lack mandibles but have an upaired labral stylet and two elongate serrate, lacinial stylets that together lie within a.

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The first and second editions of Medical and Veterinary Entomology, edited by Gary R. Mullen and Lance A. Durden, published in andrespectively, have been highly praised and become widely used as a textbook for classroom instruction. This fully revised third edition continues the focus on the diversity of arthropods affecting human.Order SIPHONAPTERA (Fleas)Human Flea, Pulex irritans, female (Fig.

29) Introduction. From the Greek siphon = a tube, and aptera = without wings. Fleas are small wingless insects, as adults, laterally flattened, blood-sucking and capable of jumping.An illustrated catalogue of the Rothschild collection of fleas (Siphonaptera) in the British Museum (Natural History) with keys and short descriptions for the identification of families, genera, species and subspecies of the order.

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