Fleas: Permanent satellites of small mammals

Sergei G. Medvedev, Boris R. Krasnov

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    Abstract

    Concluding remarks: Fleas are strongly specialized to periodic ectoparasitism on small mammals and demonstrate a variety of life histories and associations with their hosts. This makes fleas a very convenient model for testing hypotheses related to evolutionary ecology of parasitism. Some of these studies will be reviewed in further chapters of this book.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationMicromammals and Macroparasites
    Subtitle of host publicationFrom Evolutionary Ecology to Management
    PublisherSpringer Japan
    Pages161-177
    Number of pages17
    ISBN (Electronic)9784431360254
    ISBN (Print)4431360247, 9784431360247
    DOIs
    StatePublished - 1 Jan 2006

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