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  1. costia, Costia necatrixnoun

    a flagellate that is the cause of the frequently fatal fish disease costiasis


  1. costia

    Agropyron is a genus of Eurasian plants in the grass family), native to Europe and Asia but widely naturalized in North America.Species in the genus are commonly referred to as wheatgrass. SpeciesAgropyron badamense - Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan Agropyron bulbosum - Iran Agropyron cimmericum - Ukraine, Crimea Agropyron cristatum - Crested wheatgrass - Eurasia + North Africa from Spain + Morocco to Korea + Khabarovsk; naturalized in western + central North America (United States, Canada, northern Mexico) Agropyron dasyanthum - Ukraine Agropyron desertorum - Desert Wheatgrass - from Crimea + Caucasus to Mongolia + Siberia Agropyron deweyi - Turkey Agropyron fragile - Siberian wheatgrass - from Caucasus to Mongolia; naturalized in scattered locales in western United States + Canada Agropyron michnoi - Buryatiya, Zabaykalsky Krai, Mongolia, Inner Mongolia Agropyron mongolicum - Gansu, Inner Mongolia, Ningxia, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Xinjiang Agropyron × pilosiglume - European Russia Agropyron tanaiticum - Ukraine, European Russia Agropyron thomsonii - Western Himalayas Agropyron tsukushiense (Honda) Ohwi Ohwi synonym Elymus tsukushiensis Agropyron tsukushiense var. transiens (Hack.) Ohwi synonym Elymus tsukushiensisformerly includedspecies now considered better suited in other genera: Crithopsis Elymus Kengyilia Leymus Thinopyrum Vulpia etc.


  1. costia

    Costia is a common term used in aquaculture and aquarium communities to refer to a microscopic flagellate protozoan parasite, scientifically known as Ichthyobodo necator, that infects the gills and skin of fish, causing a disease known as Costiasis. This parasite can severely affect the health of the fish causing loss of scales, inflammation, respiratory distress and even death. It's particularly prevalent in conditions of poor water quality.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of costia in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of costia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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