Browsing Student Research Day by Subject "Parasites"
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Determining the Age of the Parasitic Invasive Fly Philornis downsi Using the Fluorescent Pigment Pterin (2017-02-16)Philornis downsi, an invasive fly in the Galapagos Islands, negatively affects land bird species. Fly eggs in bird nests hatch into parasitic larvae that feed on the blood and flesh of chicks, decreasing fledgling success. ...