The Problem of the Present Absence of Oestridae in South America

  • N. Papavero
Part of the Series Entomologica book series (SENT, volume 14)


If it is admitted that oestrids existed in South America since the Cretaceous, this two problems: (i) which mammals could be parasitized, and (ii) What is the explanation of the complete disappearance of oestrids from that continent.


Cheek Tooth Continental Drift American Stock Present Absence Anterior Incisor 
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© Dr. W. Junk b.v., Publishers, The Hague 1977

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