Parasites

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What is the difference
between Ectoparasites,
Endoparacites,
and Parasitoidism
By: Ross Tanaka
Chase Warashina
PARASITES CAN LIVE IN….
DOGS
CATS
RATS
BATS
FAT(S)
TURTLES
Ectoparasites
Parasites that live on the
SURFACE of the host
Ectoparasites TRANSFER
from host to host.
Ectoparasites Include:
• Fleas
• Lice
• Mites
Endoparasites
Parasites that live INSIDE
the host
Endoparasites Include:
• Tapeworms
• Malarial Parasites
Parasitoidism
Parasites which an insect
LAYS EGS ON OR IN A
LIVING HOST
Parsitoid
• Much like a parasite (living off of host)
– Although it eventually kills the host
• Usually affects a certain stage of life in the
host
Parasitoidism Includes:
• Usually includes small
wasps
Differences between
the three types:
• Ectoparasites: OUTSIDE
• Endoparasites: INSIDE
• Parasitoidism: LAYS EGGS
INSIDE OR OUTSIDE
(Living Host)
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