A Study on Ectoparasites Associated on the White Bellied Rat, Rattus rattus Frugivorus Captured from the Houses at Sohag Region, Sohag Governorate, Egypt A Study on Ectoparasites Associated on the White Bellied Rat, Rattus rattus Frugivorus Captured from the Houses at Sohag Region, Sohag Governorate, Egypt

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Abd El-Aleem Saad Soliman Desoky

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The present study was carried out to study ectoparasites infesting the white bellied rat, Rattus rattus frugivorus captured from the houses at Sohag region, Sohag Governorate, Egypt. The results found two species of mites Ornithonyssus bacoti and Dermanyssus sp., infested the white bellied rat which captured from the study area. Furthermore, the study of ectoparasites from insects shows that two species of fleas were Xenopsylla cheopis and Pulex irritans and two of lice were Polyplax spinulosa and Haplopleura oenonydis infested the captured rats.

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DESOKY, Abd El-Aleem Saad Soliman. A Study on Ectoparasites Associated on the White Bellied Rat, Rattus rattus Frugivorus Captured from the Houses at Sohag Region, Sohag Governorate, Egypt. B.R. Nahata Smriti Sansthan Agricultural Extension Journal (AEXTJ), [S.l.], v. 5, n. 1, may 2021. ISSN 2582-3302. Available at: <http://aextj.com/index.php/aextj/article/view/245>. Date accessed: 27 july 2021.
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