Descriptive ecology of bat flies (Diptera: Hippoboscoidea) associated with vampire bats (Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae) in the cerrado of Central Brazil

We studied the ectoparasitic bat flies of three phyllostomid vampire bat species. Bats were collected monthly from April 2004-March 2005 in caves within the Cafuringa Environmental Protection Area in the Federal District of Brazil. A total of 1,259 specimens from six species in the Streblidae family...

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Publication Date:2011
Main Author: Aguiar,Ludmilla Moura de Souza
Other Authors: Antonini,Yasmine
Document type: Article
Language:eng
Published: Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Ministério da Saúde
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Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0074-02762011000200009
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