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Glossina

Glossina

a genus of bloodsucking diptera (tsetse flies) confined to Africa; they serve as vectors of the pathogenic trypanosomes that cause various forms of african sleeping sickness in humans and in domestic and wild animals.

Origin: g. Glossa, tongue


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Zebra Stripes

... out in migrating groups and not in feeding groups. Distribution of the zebra match probably the most part of the distribution of the Tse tse fly ( Glossina sp. ). So, the possibility to find a tse tse fly and a zebra, is high in plains zebra and grevy's zebra, low to nule in mountain zebra. But, ...

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by Mascarell
Wed Dec 19, 2007 12:06 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Zebra Stripes
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Clearing up the TAM/RANDY post

... are transmitted by vectors (the one exception is a sexually transmitted disease of horses), and the most common vector is the tsetse fly (Glossina sp.). The species that cause human African trypanosomiasis ("sleeping sickness") also infect wild animals and can be transmitted ...

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by RANDY
Mon Jan 23, 2006 1:25 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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The Fiber Disease

... are transmitted by vectors (the one exception is a sexually transmitted disease of horses), and the most common vector is the tsetse fly (Glossina sp.). The species that cause human African trypanosomiasis ("sleeping sickness") also infect wild animals and can be transmitted ...

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by RANDY
Sun Jan 22, 2006 8:30 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Tam. Please explain your post. Thank you.

... are transmitted by vectors (the one exception is a sexually transmitted disease of horses), and the most common vector is the tsetse fly (Glossina sp.). The species that cause human African trypanosomiasis ("sleeping sickness") also infect wild animals and can be transmitted ...

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by RANDY
Sun Jan 22, 2006 7:41 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Views: 5479083


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