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Keywords: ectoparasite
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (22): 3596–3603.
Published: 1 November 2015
...Cynthia J. Downs; Berry Pinshow; Irina S. Khokhlova; Boris R. Krasnov ABSTRACT Nidicolous ectoparasites such as fleas and gamasid mites that feed on small and medium-sized mammals spend much of their time in their hosts' burrows, which provide an environment for living, and often feeding...
Journal Articles
J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (24): 4283–4289.
Published: 15 November 2004
...Gérard Donzé; Conor McMahon; Patrick M. Guerin SUMMARY Hard ticks spend most of their life isolated from passing vertebrates but require a blood meal to proceed to the next life stage (larva, nymph or adult). These opportunist ectoparasites must be capable of anticipating signals that render...