Arthropods and helminths in springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis) at Benfontein, Kimberley.

@article{Villiers1985ArthropodsAH,
  title={Arthropods and helminths in springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis) at Benfontein, Kimberley.},
  author={I L de Villiers and R Liversidge and R{\"u}diger Reinecke},
  journal={The Onderstepoort journal of veterinary research},
  year={1985},
  volume={52 1},
  pages={1-11}
}
From July 1979-December 1980, 48 springbok were culled for a parasite survey at Benfontein. Lice were the dominant parasites and reached a peak in September. Damalinia antidorcus, Linognathus antidorcitis, Linognathus armatus and Linognathus euchore were the most prevalent species, nymphs in most cases outnumbering adults. During the winter months, 2nd and 3rd instar Rhinoestrus antidorcitis and R. vanzyli (nasal botflies) were present. The number of helminths reached a peak in January and then… CONTINUE READING

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