Evolutionary ecology of ectoparasites

Last updated 30th Apr 2018
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A pinboard by Luther van der Mescht

Postdoctoral fellow, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev


Understanding relationships among different facets of ectoparasite host specificity

Unlike most animals, ectoparasites such as fleas live in a dual environment. Adult fleas live on a mouse that provides them with a habitat in which to live, feed and reproduce, whereas immature sta...