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New records of Phthiraptera in domestic mammals in Chile

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2005
Authors:D. González-Acuña, Castro, Ddel Carmen, Mey, E., Moreno-Salas, Ldel C.
Journal:Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria
Volume:37
Issue:1
Pagination:77 - 78
Date Published:2005
ISSN:0301-732X
Keywords:canis familiaris, Chile
Abstract:

The presence of the Phthiraptera species Linognathus setosus (von Olfers 1816) and Heterodoxus spiniger (Enderlein 1909) on the domestic dog Canis familiaris, and Linognathus africanus (Kellog and Paine 1911) on Capra hircus are described in the province of Ñuble, 8th Region of Chile. The description of Heterodoxus longitarsus (Paiget 1880), and the presence of L. africanus in Chile is discussed.

Abstract in Spanish:

Se cita para las especies domésticas Canis familiaris los Phthiraptera Linognathus setosus (von Olfers 1816) y Heterodoxus spiniger (Enderlein 1909), y para Capra hircus a Linognathus africanus Kellogg & Paine (Kellog and Paine 1911) provenientes de la provincia de Ñuble, VIII Región. Se discute la descripción de Heterodoxus longitarsus (Piaget 1880) hecha anteriormente en Chile y también la presencia de L. africanus en Chile.

URL:http://phthiraptera.info/sites/phthiraptera.info/files/47172.pdf
DOI:10.4067/S0301-732X2005000100012
Original Publication:Nuevos registros de Phthiraptera en cánidos y caprinos en Chile
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