TICKS PHE 02

  1. BLOOD FEEDERS
    MITES/TICKS Antennae _
    lacking
  2. BLOOD FEEDERS
    MITES/TICKS With 2 body regions...
    cephalothorax (head and thorax) and abdomen
  3. BLOOD FEEDERS
    MITES/TICKS Mouthparts consist of a median hypostome and paired _
    chelicerae
  4. BLOOD FEEDERS
    MITES/TICKS Mites can be distinguished from ticks by their being _
    smaller
  5. BLOOD FEEDERS
    MITES/TICKS _ are all parasitic
    ticks
  6. BLOOD FEEDERS
    MITES/TICKS mites are usually being _ but some species are _
    soft-bodied but some species are hard-bodied
  7. BLOOD FEEDERS
    MITES/TICKS ticks are tough and _
    leathery
  8. BLOOD FEEDERS
    MITES/TICKS mites are usually free-living as scavengers or in foods but some are _
    parasitic
  9. BLOOD FEEDERS
    MITES/TICKS mites lack _ organ (sensory) which is located on the first pair of legs on top of each tarsus
    Haller’s
  10. BLOOD FEEDERS
    MITES/TICKS mite’s hypostome (one of the mouthparts) is _
    unbarbed
  11. BLOOD FEEDERS
    MITES/TICKS tick’s hypostome is BLANK which makes removal from a host difficult
    barbed
  12. BLOOD FEEDERS
    MITES/TICKS a calcified harpoon-like structure near the mouth area
    hypostome
  13. BLOOD FEEDERS
    MITES/TICKS allows them to anchor themselves firmly in place on a host mammal while sucking blood.
    hypostome
  14. BLOOD FEEDERS
    MITES/TICKS larvae have only NUMBER pairs of legs
    3
  15. BLOOD FEEDERS
    MITES/TICKS Larvae of the mite family Trombiculidae are called
    chiggers or “redbugs.”
  16. TICKS
    The Ixodida contain three extant families:

    ,
    Argasidae,
    Nuttalliellidae
    IXODIDAE
  17. TICKS
    The Ixodida contain three extant families:

    Ixodidae,
    ,
    Nuttalliellidae
    ARGASIDAE
  18. TICKS
    The Ixodida contain three extant families:

    Ixodidae,
    Argasidae,
    NUTTALLIELLIDAE
  19. TICKS
    IXODES SCAPULARIS
    BLACK LEGGED TICK
  20. TICKS
    IXODES PACIFICUS
    WESTERN BLACK LEGGED TICK
  21. TICKS
    DERMACENTOR VARIABILIS
    AMERICAN DOG TICK
  22. TICKS
    DERMACENTOR ANDERSONI
    ROCKY MOUNTAIN WOOD TICK
  23. TICKS
    DERMACENTOR OCCIDENTALIS
    PACIFIC COAST TICK
  24. TICKS
    RHIPICEPHALUS SANGUINEUS
    BROWN DOG TICK
  25. TICKS
    Ixodes species are known as the Prostriata,
    characterized by a distinctive BLANK groove that encircles the BLANK anteriorly
    distinctive anal groove that encircles the anus anteriorly
  26. TICKS
    Ticks of the genus Rhipicephalus are recognized by the
    SHAPE shape of the basis capituli when viewed
    dorsally
    HEXAGONAL
  27. TICKS
    AMBLYOMMA AMERICANUM
    LONE STAR TICK
  28. TICKS
    AMBLYOMMA MACULATUM
    GULF COAST TICK
  29. TICKS
    AMBLYOMMA genus
    BLANK are long with segment 2 at least twice as
    long as segment
    PALPS
  30. TICKS
    ARGAS PERSICUS
    FOWL TICK
  31. TICKS
    Ixodid ticks, also called
    hard ticks
  32. TICKS
    argasid ticks, also known as
    soft ticks
  33. TICKS
    Many can survive for YEARS without feeding
    one or more years
  34. TICKS
    IXODID ticks have only NUMBER nymphal instar
    ONE
  35. TICKS
    ARGASID ticks have NUMBER nymphal instars.
    TWO OR MORE
  36. TICKS
    When stimulated by the presence of a host, they extend their forelegs anterolaterally in what is called
    QUESTING
  37. TICKS
    BLANK.... They live in the nests, burrows, caves, or other shelters used by
    their hosts.
    NIDICOLOUS
  38. TICKS
    BROWN DOG TICK primary host
    DOMESTIC DOG
  39. TICKS
    BROWN DOG TICK
    primary vector of Rickettsia conorii, which causes Mediterranean spotted
    fever or BLANK fever
    BOUTONNEUSE FEVER
  40. TICKS
    BLANK
    primary vector of Rickettsia conorii, which causes Mediterranean spotted
    fever or Boutonneuse fever
    BROWN DOG TICK
  41. TICKS
    Rickettsia rickettsii
    ROCKY MOUNTAIN SPOTTED FEVER
  42. TICKS
    AMERICAN DOG TICK major vector of

    BLANK

    tularemia(Francisella tularensis)

    anaplasmosis (Anaplasma marginale)

    tick paralysis in dogs and humans
    ROCKY MOUNTAIN SPOTTED FEVER
  43. TICKS
    AMERICAN DOG TICK major vector of

    R. rickettsii Rocky Mountain spotted fever

    BLANK

    anaplasmosis (Anaplasma marginale)

    tick paralysis in dogs and humans
    TULAREMIA
  44. TICKS
    AMERICAN DOG TICK major vector of

    R. rickettsii Rocky Mountain spotted fever

    tularemia(Francisella tularensis)

    BLANK

    tick paralysis in dogs and humans
    ANAPLASMOSIS
  45. TICKS
    AMERICAN DOG TICK major vector of

    R. rickettsii Rocky Mountain spotted fever

    tularemia(Francisella tularensis)

    anaplasmosis (Anaplasma marginale)

    BLANK
    TICK PARALYSIS
  46. TICKS
    BLACK LEGGED TICK
    the stage most likely to transmit
    Lyme disease spirochetes to people, are active in late
    spring and early summer
    NYMPHAL STAGE
  47. TICKS
    BLACK LEGGED DEER TICK
    Ixodes scapularis is the primary vector of the
    BLANK spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi
    LYME DISEASE
  48. BLACK LEGGED DEER TICK
    vector of the protozoan Babesia microti that causes BLANK BLANK, and
    Anaplasma phagocytophilum, the agent of human granulocytic anaplasmosis
    HUMAN BABESIOSIS
  49. BLACK LEGGED DEER TICK
    an important vector of BLANK virus (Flaviviridae),
    sometimes reported as deer tick virus
    POWASSAN
  50. one of the most notorious tick pest species in the United
    States
    LONE STAR TICK
  51. LONE STAR TICK
    vector of BLANK ehrlichiosis, as well as tulararemia
    HUMAN EHRLICHIOSIS
  52. LONE STAR TICK
    vector of BLANK ehrlichiosis, as well as tulararemia
    HUMAN EHRLICHIOSIS
Author
ianquinto
ID
351999
Card Set
TICKS PHE 02
Description
TICKS PHE 02
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