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Cover for Culicoides

Context and historyCulicoides species (biting midges) can, depending on their geographical location, also be called ‘sandflies’ (not to be confused...

Cover for Glossina

Tsetse flies are of economic and biological importance because they act as cyclical vectors of protozoan parasites belonging to the genus...

Cover for Sarcoptes scabiei

Datasheet Type(s): Veterinary Arthropod, Vector of Animal Disease


A fuller datasheet will be added for this topic in the next edition of the Compendium.As with all our datasheets we welcome contributions from...