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Department
Biology
Course
BIOL 1902
Professor
Michael Runtz
Semester
Fall

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 Leeches are ECTOPARASITES o Black Flies are not ectoparasites; Mosquitos – no o Ticks are also ECTOPARASITES o Some Mites are ectoparasites  Many migratory birds harbour ectoparastic flies  Are clams ectoparasitesne group o Filter feeds: adults are not, babies are (on fish -> gills mainly) o Glochidia are ectoparasites on fish gills and fins  Tick mouthparts for penetrating and holding  Hosts often try to get rid of ticks, etc o Heron -> GROOM and PREEN  Special Grooming Claw o Some parasites live inside the host (ENDOPARASITES)  Deer have parasitic in brain – BRAINWORM o Reproduce in deer o Deer droppings carry the larvae  If moose eats an infected intermediate host, o Goes to brain and eats up to spinal
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