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The stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans (L.), is a bloodsucking ectoparasite that causes irritation and distress to livestock, wildlife, and humans. Both sexes are vicious blood-feeders that feed on a variety of animals. Optically attractive sticky traps have been used to capture stable flies, and some ...

Author(s)
Tam, T. L.; Hogsette, J.; TenBroeck, S.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Economic Entomology, 2019, 112, 5, pp 2469-2473
Abstract

Blood feeding flies are common pests affecting horses throughout the world. However, little information is available regarding protectant efficacy for reducing fly annoyance behaviors in horses. The objective of this research was to assess the efficacy of five different fly protectants when used on ...

Author(s)
Mottet, R. S.; Moon, R. D.; Hathaway, M. R.; Martinson, K. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2018, 69, pp 11-15
Abstract

Averting attack by biting flies is increasingly regarded as the evolutionary driver of zebra stripes, although the precise mechanism by which stripes ameliorate attack by ectoparasites is unknown. We examined the behaviour of tabanids (horse flies) in the vicinity of captive plains zebras and...

Author(s)
Caro, T.; Argueta, Y.; Briolat, E. S.; Bruggink, J.; Kasprowsky, M.; Lake, J.; Mitchell, M. J.; Richardson, S.; How, M.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2019, 14, 2, pp e0210831
AbstractFull Text

Musca domestica Linnaeus or house fly is one of the well-known cosmopolitan pests. Poultry farms, horse stables and ranches are some of the main habitats for house flies to extend their interference and disturbance. Since 1999, large number of fly population around horse stables and barns in...

Author(s)
Wahizatul, A. A.; Faridah, M.; Nur Farhah, A. S.
Publisher
Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Tropical Biomedicine, 2016, 33, 2, pp 359-365
Abstract

The objective of this study was to detect Streptococcus equi subspecies equi (S. equi) (Lactobacillales: Streptococcaceae) using quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) in flies collected from a farm with a documented outbreak of strangles. A total of 1856 face flies [Musca autumnalis...

Author(s)
Pusterla, N.; Bowers, J.; Barnum, S.; Hall, J. A.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 2020, 34, 1, pp 120-122
Abstract

Female tabanid flies (Diptera: Tabanidae) can be a serious nuisance for horses because of their painful bites during blood feeding. They also play a primary role in mechanical transmission of a lentivirus causing Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA), a virus that has spread within Europe in recent years. ...

Author(s)
Herholz, C.; Kopp, C.; Wenger, M.; Mathis, A.; Wägeli, S.; Roth, N.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2016, 221, pp 64-67
AbstractFull Text

The study was conducted to evaluate the effect of horse blood supplemented with human blood and vitamin on the performance of Glossina morsitans morsitans colony. Three feeding groups were established and a total of 144 female G. m. morsitans flies were assigned to each group. The first group was...

Author(s)
Berisha Kapitano
Publisher
Ethiopian Veterinary Association, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Citation
Ethiopian Veterinary Journal, 2015, 19, 2, pp 77-90
Abstract

House flies, Musca domestica Linnaeus, and stable flies, Stomoxys calcitrans (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae), are common pests on horse farms. The successful use of pupal parasitoids for management of these pests requires knowledge of seasonal fluctuations and biology of the flies as well as natural...

Author(s)
Machtinger, E. T.; Leppla, N. C.; Hogsette, J. A.
Publisher
Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Neotropical Entomology, 2016, 45, 4, pp 433-440
Abstract

Habronemiasis is a parasitic disease of horses and other equids which is caused by the invasion of Draschia megastoma, Habronema majus, and H. muscae nematodes and is transmitted by house flies, face flies, and stable flies. The adult nematodes live in the horse's stomach, laying eggs, which pass...

Author(s)
Pugh, D. G.; Hu, X. P.; Blagburn, B.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2014, 34, 2, pp 241-248
Abstract

This study reports intense horn fly infestations of horses raised in an important wetland ecosystem, Sultan Marshes in Central Anatolia, Turkey. In total, seven horses raised together were found to be harbored over 500 flies per site of each animal. Totally, 376 fly specimens were collected from...

Author(s)
Onder, Z.; Duzlu, O.; Yİldİrİm, A.; Cijdot over˜loglu, A.; Okur, M.; Incİ, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 2018, 64, pp 49-54

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