Bolivian ectoparasites: A survey of the fleas of ctenomys (Rodentia: Ctenomyidae)

Elisa Pucu, Marcela Lareschi, Scott L. Gardner

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We present the results of a multiyear survey of the fleas from ctenomyid rodents across many different habitats from throughout Bolivia. New species records for Bolivia include Tiamastus palpalis and Ectinorus (Panallius) galeanus. New records of fleas from Ctenomys in Bolivia include Gephyropsylla klagesi, Sphinctopsylla inca, and Tetrapsyllus tristis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)114-118
Number of pages5
JournalComparative Parasitology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2014
Externally publishedYes


  • Ctenomyidae
  • Ctenomys
  • Rodentia
  • Siphonaptera
  • ectoparasites
  • fleas

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Parasitology
  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics


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