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- Madslien, Knut; Ytrehus, Bjørnar; Viljugrein, Hildegunn; Solberg, Erling J; Bråten, Kent Rudi; Mysterud, Atle
- Parasites & vectors 2012 v.5 no.1 pp. 251
- Scandinavia, etc ; Alces alces; Hippobosca; Lipoptena; Pinus sylvestris; altitude; autumn; bogs; deer; ectoparasites; habitats; hematophagous insects; humans; landscapes; latitude; longitude; neck; population density; temperature; winter; yearlings; Norway; Show all 22 Subjects
- ... BACKGROUND: The deer ked (Lipoptena cervi), a hematophagous ectoparasite of Cervids, is currently spreading in Scandinavia. In Norway, keds are now invading the south-eastern part of the country and the abundant and widely distributed moose (Alces alces) is the definitive host. However, key factors for ked abundance are poorly elucidated. The objectives of our study were to (i) determine deer ked ...
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