The tsetse fly (glossina morsitans) infests several districts; the sand-flea has been imported from the west coast.
One of the worst is the tsetse (glossina morsitans), immortalised by Livingstone.
This species, found especially in north-east Rhodesia and in Nyassaland, is transferred by glossina morsitans.
The glossina morsitans abounds on the banks of the African river, the Zambesi, frequenting the bushes and reeds that border it.
Postive Infektionsversuche mit Trypanosoma brucei durch glossina palpalis.
A few remarks on the Tsetse, or 'glossina morsitans', may here be appropriate.
For the glossina morsitans sleeps by night beneath leaves in the bush, and only wakes when disturbed.
This insect—the 'glossina moritans' of the naturalists—deserves a special paragraph.
Kleine states that glossina palpalis can no longer be regarded as the sole transmitter of sleeping sickness.
glossina palpalis lives in limited areas, where the forest and undergrowth is dense, along the lake shore or river banks.
Glossina Glos·si·na (glô-sī'nə)
A genus of bloodsucking dipterous flies comprising the tsetse flies of tropical and subtropical Africa; they serve as vectors of the pathogenic trypanosomes that cause various forms of African trypanosomiasis.