Shared parasites.

Don.Colless at CSIRO.AU Don.Colless at CSIRO.AU
Thu Oct 21 13:53:49 CDT 2004

One should not get too carried away by the sharing of parasites. The so-called "human flea" is typically found "primarily on man and dogs, but at times on rats, cats, hogs and cattle". The quote is from Faust and Russell, the parasitologists' bible. 

Don Colless,
Div of Entomology, CSIRO,
GPO Box 1700,
Canberra. 2601.
Email: don.colless at
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