Tsetse sentence example
Insects abound, the greatest pest being the tsetse fly, common in the low veld.
Animals suffer from the ravages of bot flies (Oestridae) and gad flies (Tabanidae); while the tsetse disease is due to the tsetse fly (Glossina morsitans), carrying the protozoa that cause the disease from one horse to another.
Even better pasture is found in the low veld, but there stock suffers in summer from many endemic diseases, and in the more northerly regions is subject to the attack of the tsetse fly.
In appearance tsetse are somewhat narrow-bodied flies, with a prominent proboscis, which projects horizontally in front of the head, and with the wings in the resting position closed flat one over the other like the blades of a pair of scissors.
The tsetse fly (Glossing morsitans) infests several districts; the sand-flea has been imported from the west coast.Advertisement
Domestic animals include the horse and donkey in the plateaus, but baggage animals are rare in the coast-lands, where the tsetse fly is found.
In Rhodesia and on the east coast the tsetse fly is found and termites are widely distributed.
Ascending the Zambezi, he, however, found no place free from the tsetse fly, and therefore resolved to discover a route to the interior from either the west or east coast.
In some districts the tsetse fly causes great havoc. The most interesting of the endemic insectivora is the Chrysochloris or " golden mole," so called from the brilliant yellow lustre of its fur.
The tsetse fly, whose bite is fatal to all domestic animals, is common in many districts of South and East Africa.Advertisement
This is constituted by the tsetse fly, which renders a pastoral life absolutely impossible throughout large tracts in central and southern Africa.
If so, would these bind with tsetse fly lectin?
A a tsetse fly B a tick bite C a female anopheles mosquito D a male mosquito For help have a look here.
In order to transmit trypanosomiasis infected tsetse flies must land on and bite the animal.
The aim is to halt transmission of human and animal trypanosomiasis by progressively eliminating tsetse populations throughout the endemic regions of Africa.Advertisement
In appearance tsetse are somewhat narrow-bodied flies, with a prominent proboscis, which projects horizontally in front of the head, and with the wings in the resting position closed flat one over the other like the blades of a pair of scissors (see fig., B).
Caused by the trypanosome parasite Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense, which is carried by the tsetse fly, the disease is fatal if not treated.
The protozoa, transmitted by the bite of tsetse fly, works their way through a victim's bloodstream.
A bite from a tsetse fly is all that's needed to transmit the protozoa, but the parasite's life cycle in a person is very distinct.
Tourists planning vacations to sub-Saharan portions of Africa are warned about possible transmission of the disease through the bite of the tsetse fly.Advertisement
The tsetse fly carries the infection, which it obtained from other animals or from humans.