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First report of mites (Gamasida: Laelapidae) parasitic on wild rodents in Uruguay, with new host records

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Author(s):
Marcela Lareschi ; Donald Gettinger ; José M. Venzal ; Márcia Arzua ; Fernanda A. Nieri-Bastos ; Darci M. Barros-Battesti ; Enrique M. Gonzalez
Total Authors: 7
Document type: Journal article
Source: Neotropical Entomology; v. 35, n. 5, p. -, Out. 2006.
Abstract

Information is presented for the first time on laelapid mites associated with wild rodents in Uruguay. Specimens of the following species were identified: Laelapinae: Androlaelaps fahrenholzi (Berlese), Androlaelaps rotundus (Fonseca), Gigantolaelaps wolffsohni (Oudemans), Laelaps paulistanensis (Fonseca), Laelaps manguinhosi (Fonseca) and Mysolaelaps microspinosus Fonseca; Haemogamasinae: Eulaelaps stabularis (Koch). Most of the ectoparasite-host associations are reported for the first time. New host and locality records presented in this study are in accordance with previous findings on the same and/or related host species in nearby South American localities. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 99/05446-8 - Biodiversity of Arachnida and Myriapoda of the State of São Paulo
Grantee:Antonio Domingos Brescovit
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Thematic Grants