Interaction of ectoparasites (Mesostigmata, Phthiraptera and Siphonaptera) with small mammals in Cerrado fragments, western Brazil

@article{Sponchiado2015InteractionOE,
  title={Interaction of ectoparasites (Mesostigmata, Phthiraptera and Siphonaptera) with small mammals in Cerrado fragments, western Brazil},
  author={Jonas Sponchiado and Geruza Leal Melo and Gabriel Alves Landulfo and Fernando de Castro Jacinavicius and Darci Moraes Barros-Battesti and Nilton Carlos C{\'a}ceres},
  journal={Experimental and Applied Acarology},
  year={2015},
  volume={66},
  pages={369-381}
}
We describe ectoparasite fauna associated with small mammals in fragments of Cerrado biome, central-western Brazil. We analyzed the level of associations and the aggregation patterns according to seasonal and host variations. Small mammals were systematically captured in 54 woodland fragments from February 2012 to July 2013. A total of 1040 animals… CONTINUE READING