Accession Number : AD0430113

Title :   SURVEY OF MIDDLE AMERICAN TERRESTRIAL VERTEBRATES AND THEIR ECTOPARASITES.

Descriptive Note : Annual progress rept., 1 Jan-31 Dec 63,

Corporate Author : KANSAS UNIV LAWRENCE

Personal Author(s) : Jones,J. Knox ,Jr.

Report Date : 31 DEC 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : Field work to collect terrestrial vejtebrates and their ectoparasites was conducted on the Yucatan Peninsula (states of Campeche and Yucatan, and Territory of Quintana Roo) of Mexico in July and August, 1962, and in western Mexico (states of Baja California Sur, Nayarit, Sinaloa, and Sonora) in June, July, and August, 1963. Vertebrates obtained in both years have been catalogued in the Museum of Natural History, The University of Kansas; some already are under study. Ectoparasites collected in 1962 have been sent to specialists for study, along with mineographed lists containing data for hosts. Ectoparasites obtained in 1963 will be distributed to specialists in February, 1964. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PARASITES, DISTRIBUTION), HUMANS, ANIMALS, DISEASES

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE