Ectoparásitos del lobo marino sudamericano (Otaria favescens) de la costa peruana

Translated title of the contribution: Ectoparasites from the South American sea lion (Otaria favescens) from peruvian coast

Luis A. Gomez-Puerta, Omar Gonzales-Viera

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Abstract

Two species of ectoparasites were collected from a South American sea lion (Otaria favescens) found stranded on the beaches of Chorrillos in Lima, Peru. The ectoparasites were identified as Antarctophthirus microchir (Phthiraptera) and Orthohalarachne attenuata (Acari). Some morphological characteristics are described in this report. The finding of these ectoparasites is the first records in Peru.

Translated title of the contributionEctoparasites from the South American sea lion (Otaria favescens) from peruvian coast
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)259-262
Number of pages4
JournalRevista Peruana de Biologia
Volume22
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2015

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