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Vectors

Mosquito: Aedes

Dengue, Yellow fever, Filaria, West Nile, Eastern equine encephalitis, Chikungunya


Aedes aegypti (wikipedia, Muhammad Mahdi Karim)

Mosquito: Anopheles

Malaria, Filaria.


Anopheles (CDC PHIL, Jim Gathany,  #5814 )

Mosquito: Culex

West Nile, Japanese encephalitis, Filaria, St Loise encephalitis.


Culex quinquefasciatus, (CDC PHIL, Jim Gathany,#4464)

Lutzomyia (New world Sand fly)

Leishmania, Kala-azar, Verruga peruana, Carrion’s disease, Arbovirus.


Lutzomyia longipalpis, Ray Wilson, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine – (2009) PLoS Pathogens Issue Image – Vol. 5(8) August 2009. PLoS Pathog 5(8): ev05.i08. doi:10.1371/image.ppat.v05.i08

Phlebotomus (Old world Sand fly)

Leishmania, Bartonella.


Phlebotomus, (CDC/ Donated by the World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva, Switzerland. #6273 )

Tsetse fly

Sleeping sickness


Tsetse fly (By International Atomic Energy Agency – International Atomic Energy Agency, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=42087829)

House fly

Shigella, Typhoid, Vibrio.


House fly ( By USDAgov – https://www.flickr.com/photos/usdagov/8674435033/sizes/o/in/photostream/, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=25727555)

Black fly

Onchocerca (river blindness)


Black fly ( https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=34916297)

Horse fly /Chrysops/Tabanidae/deer fly/march fly/zimps

Tularemia, Anthrax, Loa loa, Anaplasma.

800px-Horse_fly_Tabanus_2
“Horsefly (wikipedia″ by Dennis Ray – Own work)

Rat flea (Xenopsylla, Pulex)

Plague, Murine typhus (R mooseri).


Xenopsylla (Wikipedia, Olha Schedrina / The Natural History Museum)

Tick (Ixodes)

Babesia, Lymes, Ehrlichia, Tularemia, RMSF, Relapsing fever, Tick-borne encephalitis, Crimean haemorrhagic fever.


Ixodes (CDC, PHIL, James Gathany, # 7663 )

Mite (chiggers, trombiculid mites, rat mite)

Rickettsial pox, Scrub typhus.


Adult Trombidiidae mite (wikimedia, Alan R Walker)

Mite -Sarcoptes scabiei

Causes Scabies


Sarcoptes scabiei ( Kalumet – de.wikipedia )

Reduviid bug (Triatoma)

Chagas disease


Reduviid bug (CDC, Credit: S. Kjo)

Lice

Epidemic relapsing fever (Borrelia recurrentis),
Epidemic typhus (Rickettsia prowazeki),
Trench fever (R. quintana).


Male Head louse (By KostaMumcuoglu at the English Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=18462729)

Cyclops (Copepod)

Fish tapeworm, Dracunculiasis, Sparganum.


Cyclops (Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=550697)