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Table 4 Measures of component community structure by host species and site

From: Helminth communities from two urban rat populations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

  Species
  R. norvegicus R. rattus
  Chow Kit Bangsar Chow Kit Bangsar
Total no. of helminth species identified 8 8 11 7
Berger-Parker dominance index 0.499 0.523 0.401 0.700
Dominant species H. nana N. brasiliensis H. nana H. nana
Simpson's index of diversity 0.676 0.652 0.741 0.487