Abundancia y distribución de ácaros parásitos (Eutrombicula araucanensis y Pterygosoma sp.) en lagartijas (Liolaemus pictus) de Chile central

@article{EspinozaCarniglia2016AbundanciaYD,
  title={Abundancia y distribuci{\'o}n de {\'a}caros par{\'a}sitos (Eutrombicula araucanensis y Pterygosoma sp.) en lagartijas (Liolaemus pictus) de Chile central},
  author={Mario Espinoza-Carniglia and Amado P{\'e}rez-Leiva and Mar{\'i}a Carolina Silva-De La Fuente and Pedro Victoriano-Sep{\'u}lveda and Lucila Moreno-Salas},
  journal={Revista Mexicana De Biodiversidad},
  year={2016},
  volume={87},
  pages={101-108}
}
In order to analyze the abundance and distribution of mites in the lizard Liolaemus pictus and its relationship with the body size and sex of the host, 835 mites from 134 specimens of L. pictus captured in central Chile —Araucania Region to Los Lagos, including Chiloe Island— were studied. Prevalence, total abundance and abundance for each body region of the host were calculated. The relationship between the host body size and abundance of mites was analyzed. Mites were found in 39% of lizards… Expand
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