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Simulium damnosum

Synonyms: Edwardsellum cingulatum

Attributes

Diet [1]  Omnivore
Water Biome [1]  Rivers and Streams

Prey / Diet

Homo sapiens (man)[2]

Predators

Synodontis comoensis (Catfish)[3]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Onchocerca ochengi <Unverified Name>[4]
Onchocerca ramachandrini <Unverified Name>[4]
Onchocerca volvulus <Unverified Name>[4]

Distribution

Tropical Africa; tropical Africa;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
3First results of a study of the feeding habits of Synodontis comoensis (Siluriformes: Mochokidae) in a West African river (Comoé River, Comoé National Park, Côte d’Ivoire), Tidiani Koné, Essétchi P. Kouamélan, Stanislas S. Yao, Valentin N’Douba, Frans Ollevier, Aquat Ecol (2008) 42:35–42
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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