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n African Zoology - (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae), a new species of flea from the Northern Cape Province, South Africa

Volume 35, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1562-7020
  • E-ISSN: 2224-073X
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Abstract

(Pulicidae), a new species of flea collected from the meerkat ( Schreber, 1776) near Garies (30°22'S, 17°31'E) and Brandvlei (30°27'S, 20°29'E), Northern Cape Province, South Africa, is described. Based on chaetotaxy of the tarsal segments, this new species is most closely related to Jordan & Rothschild, 1906, Ribeiro, Lucientes, Osacar & Calvete, 1994, Jordan & Rothschild, 1906, and Li, 1957. A key is provided for the 23 recognized species or subspecies in the genus .

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2019-09-20

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