Bovicola caprae et Bovicola limbata (Mallophaga) parasites of Capra hircus: Is there a possible phenomenon of convergent evolution between both species?

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1986
Authors:R. Benítez-Rodríguez, Soler-Cruz, M. D., Florido-Navío, A., Pérez-Jiménez, J. M.
Journal:Folia Parasitologica (Praha)
Pagination:225 - 228
Date Published:1986

The authors carried out a research concerning the life cycle of couples formed by a male of Bovicola caprae and a female of B. limbata as well as a male of B. limbata and a female of B. caprae, two species parasites of Capra hircus, comparing it with the results obtained from pure culture of both species. Likewise they analize the possibilityof a convergent evolution of bofh species

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