Shared parasites.

Les at Les at
Sat Oct 23 12:42:01 CDT 2004


Well, they ARE all closely related. What about marsupials, birds, reptiles ... ?

>And, I bet, if you looked on more mammals, perhaps some monkeys or apes,
>too.
>Robin Leech
>----- Original Message -----
>From: <Don.Colless at CSIRO.AU>
>To: <TAXACOM at LISTSERV.NHM.KU.EDU>
>Sent: Wednesday, October 20, 2004 9:53 PM
>Subject: Shared parasites.
>
>
>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 csiro.au
>Tuz li munz est miens envirun
>

Dr. Les Watson
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