Ectoparasites of the ringtail, Bassariscus astutus, from West Texas.

@article{Custer1979EctoparasitesOT,
  title={Ectoparasites of the ringtail, Bassariscus astutus, from West Texas.},
  author={Jason W. Custer and Danny B. Pence},
  journal={Journal of medical entomology},
  year={1979},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={
          132-3
        }
}
One louse, 6 flea, 8 mite and 4 tick species were recovered from 14 Ringtails, Bassariscus astutus , collected from several localities in Central and West Texas. Hosts were infested with from 1 to 7 species of ectoparasites. Malaraeus sinomus, Anomiopsyllus nudatus, Orchopeas sexdentatus subspecies #1 and #2, Polygenis gwyni, Euschoengastia eadsi, Pseudoschoengastia apista, Eucheyletia hardyi, Cheyletus eruditus, Dermacarus hypudaei, Hirstionyssus breviseta, H. staffordi, Androlaelaps… 
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