oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - On Rhinoestrus steyni n.sp. and Gasterophilus zebrae Rodhain & Bequaert (Diptera), parasites of Burchell's zebra (Equus burchelli Gray)

Volume 21, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



Through the kindness of Mr. T. J. Steyn, Director of Nature Conservation in the Transvaal, I was given permission to kill a zebra in the Hans Merensky Nature Reserve (P.O. Letsitele, N. Transvaal), for scientific purposes. This zebra, living in a half-tame condition with a few horses, was causing some trouble and had therefore to be destroyed. The examination of this zebra produced some interesting results.

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