Encyclopedia of Parasitology

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| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Paraceras melis

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_3537-1

Flea of the European badger, Meles meles. However, in recent years this flea was found on red foxes, European polecat, stone marten, European mole, fallow deer, hooded crow, dogs, cats, humans, and lesser horseshoe bats.


Fallow Deer Stone Marten European Badger Hooded Crow European Polecat 
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Further Reading

  1. Ancillotto L et al (2014) Host specificity of the badger’s flea (Paraceras melis). Parasitol Res 113:3909–3912CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany