Ecological analysis of acari recovered from coprolites from archaeological site of northeast Brazil.

  title={Ecological analysis of acari recovered from coprolites from archaeological site of northeast Brazil.},
  author={Rita de Maria Seabra Nogueira de Candanedo Guerra and Gilberto Salles Gaz{\^e}ta and Marinete Amorim and Ant{\^o}nio Nascimento Duarte and Nicolau Mau{\'e}s Serra-Freire},
  journal={Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz},
  volume={98 Suppl 1},
Coprolite samples of human and animal origin from the excavations performed at the archaeological site of Furna do Estrago, at Brejo da Madre de Deus in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil and sent to the Paleoparasitology Laboratory at Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública-Fiocruz, Rio de Janeiro, were analyzed for mites. After rehydratation and sedimentation of the coprolites, the alimentary contents and the sediments were examined and the mites collected and prepared in definitive whole mounts, using… 

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