RODENTS, THEIR ECTO-PARASITES AND ECOLOGY IN WESTERN TURKEY.
DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE NEW YORK 09224 TUSLOG DETACHMENT 36 (USAFE)
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Since July 1965, 250 rodents were collected in 4 areas located in the middle of Turkeys western Aegean coast. Over 1000 ecto-parasites were removed from these rodents. Some are known to be potential disease vectors. This report presents a preliminary identification of the rodents and parasites and describes some of the ecological parameters climate, season, vegetation of their habitat. Author