Bolivian ectoparasites: A survey of bats (Mammalia Chiroptera)

Carl W. Dick, Donald Gettinger, Scott L. Gardner

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A survey collection of arthropods associated with bats documents new distributional records of Bolivian ectoparasites. New species records include Acari: Mesostigmata: Spinturnicidae - Periglischrus caligus Kolenati, Periglischrus iheringi Oudemans, Periglischrus ojasti Machado-Allison; Macronyssidae - Radfordiella oudemansi Fonseca; Metastigmata: Argasidae - Ornithodoros hasei (Schulze); Insecta: Diptera: Streblidae - Anastrebla caudiferae Wenzel, Anastrebla modestini Wenzel, Anatrichobius scorzai Wenzel, Exastinion deceptivum Wenzel, Megistopoda theodori Wenzel, Neotrichobius delicatus (Machado-Allison), Paradyschiria fusca Speiser, Paraeuctenodes similis Wenzel, Strebla curvata Wenzel, Strebla guajiro (García & Casal), Trichobius petersoni Wenzel, and Trichobius tiptoni Wenzel.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)372-377
Number of pages6
JournalComparative Parasitology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jul 2007


  • Argasidae
  • Bolivia
  • Chiroptera
  • Ectoparasites
  • Macronyssidae
  • Spinturnicidae
  • Streblidae

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Parasitology
  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics

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