William H. Marquardt's Biology of Disease Vectors PDF

By William H. Marquardt

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Essenberg, R. , Dillwith, J. , and Sauer, J. R. 1997. ). Exp. Parasitol. 87: 30–38. This Page Intentionally Left Blank C H A P T E R 3 Mites and Disease DAVID EVANS WALTER AND MATTHEW SHAW INTRODUCTION is an anecdotal exception. These mites are large (2–7 mm in length) but rare, restricted to neotropical forests, Indo-Pacific Islands, and Australasia. They are slow-moving, heavily armored scavengers (Walter and Proctor 1998) that protect themselves with a bitter, burning secretion. Children who put holothyrans in their mouths have been discomforted, and chickens that have eaten the mites have died (Southcott 1976).

JH then circulates to the ovary, where it induces growth, signals synthesis of vitellogenins, and initiates secretion of another hormone, known as ecdysone. JH presence also triggers feeding and mating behaviors. Culex mosquitoes do not bite in the absence of JH and have two egg production cycles. The first cycle is induced by release of JH following adult emergence and leads to primary growth of oocysts but discontinues until blood feeding. After a meal, vitellogenesis occurs in the oldest, primary oocysts and another hormone (20hydroxyecdysone) stimulates the separation of secondary follicles from the germarium in preparation for the second gonadotrophic cycle.

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