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1 October 2009 First Records of the Louse Solenopotes binipilosus (Insecta: Phthiraptera) and the Mite Psoroptes ovis (Arachnida: Acari) from Wild Southern Huemul (Hippocamelus bisulcus)
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Two species of Phthiraptera, Bovicola caprae (Ischnocera: Bovicolidae) and Solenopotes binipilosus (Anoplura: Linognathi-dae), and one species of mite, Psoroptes ovis (Acari: Psoroptidae), were recorded on huemul (Hippocamelus bisulcus) in Chile. The sucking louse S. binipilosus and the mite P. ovis are reported for the first time from this host.

González-Acuña, Saucedo, Corti, Casanueva, and Cicchino: First Records of the Louse Solenopotes binipilosus (Insecta: Phthiraptera) and the Mite Psoroptes ovis (Arachnida: Acari) from Wild Southern Huemul (Hippocamelus bisulcus)
Daniel González-Acuña, G. Cristián Saucedo, Paulo Corti, María Eugenia Casanueva, and Armando Cicchino "First Records of the Louse Solenopotes binipilosus (Insecta: Phthiraptera) and the Mite Psoroptes ovis (Arachnida: Acari) from Wild Southern Huemul (Hippocamelus bisulcus)," Journal of Wildlife Diseases 45(4), 1235-1238, (1 October 2009). https://doi.org/10.7589/0090-3558-45.4.1235
Received: 22 May 2008; Published: 1 October 2009
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