GLOSSINIDAE

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GLOSSINIDAE

(Figure 5-52)

The Glossinidae are represented by the single genus, Glossina, which is the tse tse of Africa (Fig. 5-52). These flies are the vectors of African trypanosomiasis which is passed through their bite. Cats like other vertebrates are probably bitten by this fly.

Figure 5-52.Glossina, the tse tse.

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