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PARASITES

FROM A.

MAMMALS M.

IN

SUFFOLK

HUTSON

Between 1 Ith and 15th September, 1963, in the Great G l e m h a m area, a n u m b e r of mammals were examined for Fleas (Siphonaptera) A list of those collected is given, together with a list of other parasites collected incidentally :— (Nyctalus noctula) c.45 examined from Saxmundham, 1 Ith to 15th September, 1963.

NOCTULE B A T

1$, 1$ Ischnopsyllus elongatus (Curtis) (Siphonaptera : Ischnopsyllidae) lcJ, 1 D e u t o n y m p h Macronyssus flavus (Kolenati) (Acari : Laelaptidae) 3^, 1$, 1 D . n y m p h Spinturnix acuminatus (C. L. Koch) (Acari : Spinturnicidae) B A T (Pipistrellus pipistrellus) c.30 examined f r o m Hadleigh Church, 1 I t h September, 1963.

PIPISTRELLE

4 5 $

Ischnopsyllus octactenus (Kolenati) (Siphonaptera : Ischnopsyllidae)

15

Steatonyssus periblepharus (Kolenati) (Acari : Laelaptidae)

29

Macronyssus

flavus

1 Larva

Trombicula russicum Oudemans (Acari : Trombiculidae)

Several larvae

Argas vespertilionis (Latreille) (Acari : Ixodidae)

1 F.xuvia

Cimex pipistrellus (Jenyns) (Hemiptera : Cimicidae) from roost

(Erinaceus europaeus), one examined from Ipswich, 14th September, 1963. 6^, 7 $ Archaeopsylla e. erinacei (Bouche) (Siphonaptera : Pulicidae) HEDGEHOG

R A T (Rattus norvegicus), one examined from Wickham Market, 13th September, 1963. 3J Nosopsyllus fasciatus (Bosc) (Siphonaptera : Ceratophyllidae) BROWN

8Q, 1 5

Polyplax spinulosa (Burmeister) (Anoplura : Hoplopleuridae)


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(Oryctolagus cutiiculus), two examined from Great Glernham, 12th September, 1963. One had no Fleas, the other had 7<?,13$ Spilopsyllus cuniculi (Dale) (Siphonaptera : Pulicidae) RABBIT

DOG, one examined from Great Glemham, l l t h September, 1963. 15 Archaeopsylla e. erinacei (Bouche) (Siphonaptera : Pulicidae) All occur regularly on the hosts given but I would be grateful for any Fleas collected and sent to me c/o British Museum (Natural History), Cromwell Road, London, S.W.7. I would like to thank Mr. K. H. Hyatt and Mr. C. Moreby for identification of the Mites (Acari) and Lice (Anoplura) respectively.

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