Distribution and Specificity of Host-Parasite Associations of Fleas (Siphonaptera) in the Central Caucasus

  title={Distribution and Specificity of Host-Parasite Associations of Fleas (Siphonaptera) in the Central Caucasus},
  author={B. K. Kotti},
  journal={Entomological Review},
In the territory of the Central Caucasus, which constitutes one-fifth of that of the Greater Caucasus, the order of fleas is represented by 87 species, 67 of which are associated with mammals and 20 species, with birds. The regional fauna includes 6 species endemic to the Greater Caucasus and 3 species endemic to its central part. Fleas of 72 species are distributed along the entire longitudinal extent of the Central Caucasus; 18 species are associated with the highlands and 2 species are found… Expand

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