Seasonal and habitat dependence of fleas parasitic on small mammals in Tanzania.


We investigated host and flea species composition across different habitats during dry and rainy seasons in the Western Usambara Mountains in Tanzania. During both seasons, similarity in flea species composition increased with an increase in the similarity in host species composition. Nevertheless, between-season within-habitat as well as within-season… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-4877.2009.00150.x