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 contribution||Ectoparasites from the South American sea lion (Otaria favescens) from peruvian coast|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Revista Peruana de Biologia|
|State||Published - Oct 2015|