The First Record Pseudolynchia canariensis (Diptera: Hippoboscidae) in An Eurasian Eagle Owl (Bubo bubo Linnaeus, 1758) in Turkey
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CitationErdem, I., Zerek, A., & Yaman, M. The First Record Pseudolynchia canariensis (Diptera: Hippoboscidae) in An Eurasian Eagle Owl (Bubo bubo Linnaeus, 1758) in Turkey. KAFKAS ÜNİVERSİTESİ VETERİNER FAKÜLTESİ DERGİSİ, 25(6).
Considering host preferences and morphologies, the Hippoboscidae family, known as a louse-fly, bird fly, tick fly, forest fly is a blood-sucking ectoparasites of domestic and wild animals. Although they have certain host preferences, when they need it they can suck blood from other hosts or even people. The Hippoboscidae family includes 3 subfamilies: Lipopteninae, Ornithomyinae and Hippoboscinae, Pseudolynchia canariensis (Mcquart, 1840), which one of the species belong to Ornithomyinae subfamily parasitic in poultry, plays a role in transmission of Haemoproteus columbae to domestic pigeons . Bubo bubo known as Eurasian Eagle-Owl take part in Bubo genus which belong to Strigidae family, which has a variety of habitats showing distinct morphological and anatomical features and activating at night are birds. They often live alone and feed in various arthropods such as fish, reptiles, birds and mice .
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