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Studies on the mouth parts and sucking apparatus in the blood-sucking Diptera

by F. W. Cragg

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Published by Superintendent Government Printing in Calcutta .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Diptera

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographic references.

    Statementby F.W. Cragg
    SeriesScientific memoirs by officers of the medical and sanitary departments of the government of India -- New ser., no. 54.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17 pages, 5 unnumbered leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25903885M
    OCLC/WorldCa35016198

    Bloodsucking insects can pierce the skin of their prey, inject an anticoagulant or blood thinner, and suck up the protein-rich blood, all with different parts of their mouths. While the most common bloodsucking insects are flies (Diptera), other groups of insects, such as true bugs (Hemiptera) and even some moths (Lepidoptera) have blood. The Biology of Blood-Sucking in Insects - Kindle edition by Lehane, M. J.. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Biology of Blood-Sucking in cturer: Cambridge University Press.

    Blood Sucking Flies1 - Free download as Powerpoint Presentation .ppt), PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or view presentation slides online. Scribd is the world's largest social reading and publishing site.   Fully updated since it was first published in , this second edition focuses on the biological modifications common to blood-sucking insects and outlines their medical, social and economic impact. It also covers host-insect interactions and the transmission of parasites by blood-sucking insects/5.

    communication on the three blood-sucking midges (Jobling, ). My particular reference was to Culi-coides vexans, which is the most troublesome and commonest species in spring, in the northern and the north-western suburbs of London. At that time I had been studying the life history of this'midge, including the morphology of its eggs, larvae Cited by: Triatoma brasiliensis is the most important autochthon vector of Trypanosoma cruzi in Brazil, where it is widely distributed in the semiarid areas of the Northeast. In order to advance the knowledge of the salivary biomolecules of Triatominae, a salivary gland cDNA library of T. brasiliensis was mass sequenced and analyzed. Polypeptides were sequenced by Cited by:


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Studies on the mouth parts and sucking apparatus in the blood-sucking Diptera by F. W. Cragg Download PDF EPUB FB2

Diet Studies - (VV) Studies on the Mouth Parts and Sucking Apparatus of the Blood-sucking Diptera. Author(s): the first steps in the evolution of the blood-sucking habit can be seen at the present day in those flies which are blood-suckers but have no biting mouth-parts.

These depend on true biting flies for the making of the by: 2. The species dealt with is Philaematomyia insignis [Musca crassirostris], Aust., which occurs throughout the Oriental Region and also in Tropical Africa. So far as is known, it preys exclusively on cattle, being much the commonest blood-sucking fly at Guindy, Madras.

The species is stated to breed in : F. Cragg. Characteristics of Blood Sucking Mouthparts Blood feeding diptera are very unique in many ways. They do feed on sucking actions of their mouthparts. The mouthparts have evolved to suit the environment of the food source.

Tsetse fly, Glossina spp, is an example of a blood sucking diptera. According to Dwight, the fly is commonly found in the. The oesophageal bulb, as sucking apparatus, behind the oesophageal nerve-ring, exists, as far as I know, only in Culex, and cannot therefore be compared with any other like structure ; and I will here end my notes on the comparative structure of the mouth- parts and suctorial apparatus of the diptera, whose examination and dissection furnished.

Cambridge Core - Entomology - The Biology of Blood-Sucking in Insects - by M. LehaneAuthor: M. Lehane. blood-sucking insects. 4 Generalized opportunities and constraints on host location by blood-sucking insects feeding during the day or night. 32 Different blood-sucking insects respond in different ways to spectral information.

45 Adaptations of mouthpart components for different purposes in various haematophagous insect groups. Vampire moths can pierce the thick hides of animals such as buffalo, tapirs, and elephants.

After landing on a favorable spot on the host animal, the moth begins penetrating the skin by applying its proboscis to the skin, then rocking it back and forth to push it in. In view of the fact that many blood-sucking Diptera are carriers of pathogenic micro-organisms of animals and human beings, the study of the structure of their mouth-parts has attracted the.

A chewing insect has a pair of mandibles, one on each side of the head. The mandibles are caudal to the labrum and anterior to the lly the mandibles are the largest and most robust mouthparts of a chewing insect, and it uses them to masticate (cut, tear, crush, chew) food items.

Two sets of muscles move the mandibles in the coronal plane: abductor muscles move. Highlights We review the functional morphology of piercing blood-sucking mouthparts in Arthropoda.

The piercing structures are enveloped by soft parts which are not inserted into the host. The blood-sucking proboscis forms a food-canal and a separate salivary duct. Piercing mechanisms function like a jigsaw, a scissor or a drill.

Transmitted pathogens and distribution Cited by: Studies on the mounth parts and sucking apparatus in the blood-sucking Diptera / (Calcutta: Superintendent government printing, India, ), by Francis William Cragg (page images at HathiTrust; US access only).

Sponging Mouthpart Diptera An example of a diptera with sponging mouthpart is the common housefly. The word sponging describes the function of the mouthparts which acts like a sponge to absorb food in liquid form. The following are some of the adaptive features of.

Skin-piercing blood-sucking moths I: ecological and ethological studies on Calpe eustrigata (Lepid., noctuidae). Bänziger H. The Noctuid Calpe [Calyptral] eustrigata Hmps. was reported as a skin-piercing blood-sucking moth for the first time in Malaya (Bänziger, ) and is so far the only lepidopteran proved to suck blood by means of a Cited by: The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.

Illustrations of African blood-sucking flies other than mosquitoes and tsetse-flies, View Metadata The anatomy of the mouth-parts and of the sucking apparatus of some Diptera. The second edition of The Biology of Blood-Sucking in Insects is a unique, topic-led commentary on the biological themes that are common in the lives of blood-sucking insects.

To do this effectively it concentrates on those aspects of the biology of these fascinating insects that have been clearly modified in some way to suit the blood-sucking.

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Further work will be done to resolve other username conflicts with: Reilly. Examples of these type of flies include the tsetse fly, deer fly, and the sandfly.

The tsetse fly transmits trypanosoma brucei parasites to humans, which cause African sleeping sickness. Deer flies transmit bacteria and the bacterial disease tularemia, also known as rabbit fever.

They also transmit the parasitic nematode Loa loa, also called Author: Regina Bailey. The mouth‐parts of the Down‐looker fly, Rhagio (=Leptis) scolopacea (L.) Diptera, Rhagionidae) Article in Journal of Zoology (3‐4) - August with 24 Reads How we measure.

The anatomy of the mouth-parts and of the sucking apparatus of some Diptera. View Metadata. By: Dimmock, George, Illustrations of African blood-sucking flies other than mosquitoes and tsetse-flies, View Metadata. By: Austen, E.

(Ernest Edward), - British Museum (Natural History). Studies in Philippine Diptera, II, View Metadata. A closer look at mosquito mouthparts. by Roland Mortimer, Brazil: Having never seen a mosquito in England, I'd always thought of the 'bite' being performed by a needle-like piece of apparatus.

This all changed when I came to Brazil, waking up in the mornings and finding lumps on my skin, could these be flea-bites I thought in my ignorance. The Diptera probably have a greater economic impact on humans than any other group of insects. Some flies are pests of agricultural plants, others transmit diseases to humans and domestic animals.

On the other hand, many flies are beneficial -- particularly those that pollinate flowering plants, assist in the decomposition of organic matter, or.The Lancet Parliamentary Intelligence. NOTES ON CURRENT TOPICS. Asylltms Officers (Employment, Pensions, and Superannuation) Bill.

Studies on the Mouth:Parts and Sucking Apparatus of the Blood-Sucking Diptera. Neo. 2. Some Observations on the Morphology and Mechanism of the Parts in the Orthorapha.edition of The Biology of Blood-Sucking in Insects is a unique, topic-led commentary on the biological themes that are common in the lives of blood-sucking insects.

To do this effectively it concentrates on those aspects of the biology of these fascinating insects that have been clearly modified in some way to suit the blood-suckingCited by: