Sarcoptic mange in the common wombat, Vombatus ursinus (Shaw, 1800).

  title={Sarcoptic mange in the common wombat, Vombatus ursinus (Shaw, 1800).},
  author={Lee F Skerratt},
Sarcoptic mange affects the common wombat (Vombatus ursinus) throughout its range. Prevalence of the disease is generally low, with less than 5% of wombats in a population affected. However, epizootics occur sporadically. Sarcoptic mange is less prevalent in southern hairy-nosed wombats (Lasiorhinus latifrons) but may be widespread. Sarcoptic mange has not been reported in the sole remaining population of northern hairy-nosed wombats (Lasiorhinus krefftii) at Epping Forest, Queensland. Whilst… CONTINUE READING


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