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Host-Parasite Associations between Bats (Mammalia: Chiroptera) and Chiggers (Trombidiformes: Trombiculidae) — A Review and Checklist

Author:
Zajkowska, Paula, Moniuszko, Hanna, Mąkol, Joanna
Source:
Annales zoologici 2018 v.68 no.1 pp. 97-178
ISSN:
0003-4541
Subject:
Chiroptera, Trombiculidae, Trombidiformes, chiggers, parasitism, zoogeography
Abstract:
The host-parasite associations between bats and chiggers are re-traced; the checklist of reported pair-wise combinations contains records originating from all zoogeographical regions. The data on parasitism of 397 nominal species of Trombiculidae (c. 12% of all species) on 301 bat species and subspecies (c. 30% of described species of Chiroptera), previously scattered around the literature, are compiled.
Agid:
5943067