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Blankaartia acuscutellans (Acarina: Trombiculidae) and its enlargment to Africa

Taufflieb, R.

1969 - Volume: 11 Issue: 2 pages: 284-289


Acari Blankaartia acuscutellaris Africa


Blankaartia acuscutellans (Acarina: Trombiculidae) et son extension au continent Africain. - B. acuscutellaris has a large distribution in Oriental Region, on varions birds and rodents, namely those frequenting rice-fields. Larvae belonging undoutedly to this species were collected from different kinds of hosts in Equatorial Africa; all were collected in damp biotopes. This enlargment of range from Asia was made very likely by birds migrating or only moving to African Coast.

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