Parasites of wild animals in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil: II - Lice (Amblycera: Ischnocera) on Netta peposaca (Rosy-billed Pochard) (Aves: Anatidae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2007
Authors:R. Maria Mass Paulsen, Brum J. Guilherme
Journal:Arquivos do Instituto Biologico São Paulo
Pagination:35 - 37
Date Published:2007

The authors report, for the first time in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, parasitism by the menoponid louse Trinoton querquedulae and by the philopterid lice Anatoecus icterodes, Anaticola sp. and Acidoproctus fuligulae on the host Netta peposaca, order Anseriformes, family Anatidae. Data about prevalence, abundance and mean intensity of parasitism of the lice are also reported.

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