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- Hokan, May; Zimmermann, Elke; Radespiel, Ute; Andriatsitohaina, Bertrand; Rasoloharijaona, Solofonirina; Strube, Christina
- BMC ecology 2018 v.18 no.1 pp. 22
- host-parasite relationships, etc ; Lemur; Lepilemur edwardsi; Strongylidae; animals; body condition; body size; branches; climate; dry season; eggs; excretion; feces; females; helminths; hosts; lifestyle; males; mixed infection; parasitism; seasonal variation; social behavior; sympatry; tree cavities; wet season; Show all 25 Subjects
- ... BACKGROUND: Various factors, such as climate, body size and sociality are often linked to parasitism. This constrains the identification of other determinants driving parasite infections. Here, we investigate for the first time intestinal parasites in two sympatric arboreal primate species, which share similar activity patterns, feeding ecology, body size and sociality, and cope with the same clim ...