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Medical Entomology
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Field Entomology
EEB 4251 (W)
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EEB 4252
Spring 2009
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Summer 2010
 
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==CONTACT INFORMATION==
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Carl Schaefer, TLS 377; 486-4455 (lab.), 423-9427 (home---emergencies or bribes only); e-mail carl.schaefer@uconn.edu. Office hours: after lectures, or by appointment.
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TA: Roberta Engel BioPharm 318; 486-6215 (office); e-mail engellaoshi@yahoo.com. Office hours: Wed. 2-3, or by appointment.
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Grading: lecture: 200 points; lab: 100 points
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Lecture: midterm=70 points; final (cumulative)=130 points (equals 200 points)
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Laboratory: the laboratory work (100 points) may involve some quizzes, and other work
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Note on reading: The text is the latest edition of Service’s “Medical Entomology.” The chapter listings on the schedule are from the first edition, and may differ in your schedule But I know you can work it out.
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W students: I will give you a separate schedule for the W sessions. You most realize that your credit, based on your writing, will be 25% of your grade; but that you must pass the W to get any credit in the entire course. If you are a W students and fail the W, you’ll get an F in the course. This has never happened in the past, and before I retire it had better not happen in the future.
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==SYLLABUS==
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<table class="two" border="1" width="100%">
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<tr>
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<td width="20%">DATE</td>
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<td width="40%">LECTURE</td>
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<td width="20%">TEXT</td>
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<td width="20%">LAB</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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<table class="two" border="1" width="100%">
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<tr>
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<td width="20%">Jan. 21 W</td>
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<td width="40%">Introd to course & arthopods</td>
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<td width="20%">Handouts</td>
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<td width="20%">Survey of arthropods</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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<table class="two" border="1" width="100%">
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<tr>
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<td width="20%">Jan. 26 M</td>
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<td width="40%">Introd. to Insecta</td>
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<td width="20%">Handouts</td>
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<td width="20%">---</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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<table class="two" border="1" width="100%">
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<tr>
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<td width="20%">Jan. 28 W</td>
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<td width="40%">Importance of Medical Entomology</td>
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<td width="20%">Handouts</td>
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<td width="20%"> SNOW DAY</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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<table class="two" border="1" width="100%">
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<tr>
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<td width="20%">Feb.2 M</td>
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<td width="40%">Morphol. & Physiol.: quick dash</td>
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<td width="20%">Handouts</td>
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<td width="20%">---</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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<table class="two" border="1" width="100%">
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<tr>
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<td width="20%">Feb. 4 W</td>
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<td width="40%">Pathogens; Blattaria, Coleoptera</td>
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<td width="20%">Ch. 15</td>
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<td width="20%">Morphology & Mouthparts</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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<table class="two" border="1" width="100%">
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<tr>
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<td width="20%">Feb. 9 M</td>
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<td width="40%">Hemiptera</td>
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<td width="20%">Ch. 13, 14</td>
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<td width="20%">---</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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<table class="two" border="1" width="100%">
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<tr>
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<td width="20%">Feb. 11 W</td>
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<td width="40%">Mites</td>
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<td width="20%">Ch. 18, 19, 20</td>
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<td width="20%">Blattaria, Coleoptra, Hemiptera</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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<table class="two" border="1" width="100%">
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<tr>
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<td width="20%">Feb. 16 M</td>
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<td width="40%">Mites (cont.)</td>
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<td width="20%">same</td>
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<td width="20%">---</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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<table class="two" border="1" width="100%">
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<tr>
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<td width="20%">Feb. 18 W</td>
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<td width="40%">Ticks</td>
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<td width="20%">Ch. 16, 17</td>
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<td width="20%">Mites QUIZ 1, INSECT NEWS</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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<table class="two" border="1" width="100%">
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<tr>
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<td width="20%">Feb. 23 M</td>
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<td width="40%">Ticks (cont.)</td>
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<td width="20%">same</td>
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<td width="20%">---</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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<table class="two" border="1" width="100%">
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<tr>
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<td width="20%">Feb. 25 W</td>
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<td width="40%">Ticks</td>
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<td width="20%">same</td>
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<td width="20%">Ticks</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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<table class="two" border="1" width="100%">
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<tr>
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<td width="20%">Mar.  2 M SNOW DAY</td>
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<td width="40%">Mallophaga</td>
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<td width="20%">Ch. 12</td>
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<td width="20%">---</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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<table class="two" border="1" width="100%">
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<tr>
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<td width="20%">Mar. 4 W</td>
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<td width="40%">Anoplura</td>
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<td width="20%">Ch. 12, 1-3</td>
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<td width="20%">Mallophaga & Anoplura NOTEBOOK CHECK I</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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<table class="two" border="1" width="100%">
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<tr>
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<td width="20%">March 8-14</td>
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<td width="40%">SPRING BREAK</td>
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<td width="20%">---</td>
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<td width="20%">---</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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<table class="two" border="1" width="100%">
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<tr>
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<td width="20%">Mar. 16 M</td>
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<td width="40%">Holometabola (introd.)</td>
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<td width="20%">Handouts, Ch. 1-3</td>
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<td width="20%">---</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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<table class="two" border="1" width="100%">
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<tr>
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<td width="20%">Mar. 18 W</td>
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<td width="40%">MIDTERM</td>
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<td width="20%">---</td>
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<td width="20%">Diptera (introd.), Psychodidae, Ceratopogonidae, Culicidae</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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<table class="two" border="1" width="100%">
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<tr>
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<td width="20%">Mar. 23 M</td>
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<td width="40%">Diptera (introd.), Culicidae</td>
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<td width="20%">Handouts, Ch. 1-3</td>
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<td width="20%">---</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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<table class="two" border="1" width="100%">
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<tr>
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<td width="20%">Mar. 25 W</td>
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<td width="40%">Culicidae (cont.)</td>
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<td width="20%">same</td>
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<td width="20%">Culicidae (cont.) QUIZ 2</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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<table class="two" border="1" width="100%">
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<tr>
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<td width="20%">Mar. 30 M</td>
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<td width="40%">Culicidae (cont.)</td>
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<td width="20%">same</td>
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<td width="20%">---</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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<table class="two" border="1" width="100%">
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<tr>
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<td width="20%">Apr. 1 W</td>
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<td width="40%">Culicidae (cont.), mostly malaria</td>
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<td width="20%">same</td>
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<td width="20%">Culicidae of CT</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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<table class="two" border="1" width="100%">
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<tr>
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<td width="20%">Apr. 6 M</td>
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<td width="40%">More nematocerans (cont.)</td>
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<td width="20%">Ch. 4, 5, 6, 7</td>
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<td width="20%">---</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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<table class="two" border="1" width="100%">
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<tr>
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<td width="20%">Apr. 8 W</td>
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<td width="40%">Still more nematocerans, Tabanidae</td>
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<td width="20%">Ch. 8, 9, 10</td>
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<td width="20%">Brachycera & Cyclorrhapha, QUIZ 3; INSECT NEWS due</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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<table class="two" border="1" width="100%">
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<tr>
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<td width="20%">Apr. 13 M</td>
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<td width="40%">Cyclorrhapha</td>
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<td width="20%">Ch. 8, 9, 10, 11</td>
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<td width="20%">---</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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<table class="two" border="1" width="100%">
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<tr>
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<td width="20%">Apr. 15 W</td>
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<td width="40%">Cyclorrhapha (cont.)</td>
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<td width="20%">same</td>
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<td width="20%">Cyclorrhapha (immatures & adults)</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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<table class="two" border="1" width="100%">
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<tr>
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<td width="20%">Apr. 20 M</td>
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<td width="40%">Cyclorrhapha (concl.)</td>
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<td width="20%">Ch. 11</td>
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<td width="20%">---</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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<table class="two" border="1" width="100%">
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<tr>
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<td width="20%">Apr. 22 W</td>
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<td width="40%">Dr. Andreadis, guest lecturer</td>
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<td width="20%">Handouts</td>
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<td width="20%">Medical Entomology Jeopardy; Siphonaptera & Venomous arthropods</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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<table class="two" border="1" width="100%">
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<tr>
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<td width="20%">Apr. 27 M</td>
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<td width="40%">Venomous arthropods, forensic & surgical entomology</td>
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<td width="20%">Handouts</td>
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<td width="20%">---</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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<table class="two" border="1" width="100%">
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<tr>
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<td width="20%">Apr. 29 W</td>
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<td width="40%">Catch-up, miscellany</td>
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<td width="20%">---</td>
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<td width="20%">LAB FINAL; NOTEBOOK CHECK II</td>
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</tr>
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</table>
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==W STUDENTS==
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==LAB==
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4/22, Lab 12<br/>
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12-12:30 we'll meet at the Biological Collections for a tour<br/>
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12:30-1 Medical Entomology Jeopardy<br/>
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1- 2 Siphonaptera & Venomous Arthropods<br/>
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Entomology Terms, there is a helpful glossary at
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http://www.sdnhm.org/fieldguide/inverts/glossary.html
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==RECENT HANDOUTS==
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=== MYIASIS===
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Two classifications
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I. A. accidental—eggs accidentally eaten; larvae hatch and may develop in gut
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-housefly, Drosophila (common fruit fly), various others
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-quite common in humans, others; usually no problems
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B. facultative—maggots also can develop in carrion, sometimes in feces, or in
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wounds
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--three kinds
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1. primary—female causes the wound, or is attracted to
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very small wounds (slight cut, etc.); can also use carrion, feces
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2. secondary—once entry established by something else
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(something else causes a cut), eggs laid
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3. tertiary—only at late stages, when vertebrate host nearly
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dead
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C. obligatory—maggots must develop in living host
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three kinds, as above
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II. Where in host
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A. dermal or subdermal
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B. enteric (in gut)
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C. nasopharyngeal (in nose, sinuses)
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D.  and so on.
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