A Study on Ectoparasites Associated on the White Bellied Rat, Rattus rattus frugivorus Captured from the Houses at Sohag Region, Sohag Governorate, Egypt

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2020
Authors:A. E. - A. S. S. Desoky
Journal:Open Access Journal of Biogeneric Science and Research
Date Published:05-2020
Type of Article:Short communication
Keywords:Dermanyssus sp, Ornithonyssius bacoti, Rattus r frugivoru, Xenopsylla cheopis

The present study was carried out to study ectoparasites infesting the white bellied rat, Rattus rattus frugivorus captured from the houses at Sohag region, Sohag Governorate, Egypt. The results showed that found two species of mites Ornithonyssus bacoti & Dermanyssus sp., infested the white bellied rat which captured from the study area. Also, the study of ectoparasites from insects show that two species of fleas were Xenopsylla cheopis & Pulex irritans and two of lice was polyplax spinulosa & Haplopleura oenonydis infested the captured rats.

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