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HOUSE AND TREE SPARROWS AS CARRIERS OF TICKS IN TURKMENIA, PART 2
ARMY BIOLOGICAL LABS FREDERICK MD
In the southern and central regions of Turkmenia of total of 2,237 sparrows belonging to two species, and 21 nests were inspected. From these birds, 9,219 specimens of ectoparasites were collected of them - 7,355 ticks, 59 fleas, 1,799 Mallophaga, and 7 bloodsucking flies. The list of tick species is presented and the diseases which these ectoparasites may carry are indicated.
Trans. of Zoologicheskie Zhurnal (USSR) v40 n7 p1070-8 1961.
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