Prevalence of Haemodipsus (Anoplura: Polyplacidae) Species Found on Hares (Lepus europaeus L.) in Konya Province, Turkey

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2008
Authors:B. Dik, Uslu U.
Journal:Türkiye Parazitoloji Dergisi
Pagination:146 - 148
Date Published:2008

This study was carried out in order to determine the prevalence of lice on hares (Lepus europaeus L.) in the Konya province of Turkey from October 2003 to January 2007. During this period, 54 hares were examined for lice, 5 of them (11%) were found to be infested with lice and a total of 41 lice specimens were collected from the infested hares. Two species; Haemodipsus lyriocephalus (Burmeister, 1838) and H. setoni Ewing, 1924 were identified and H. lyriocephalus was more abundant that H. setoni.

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