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Table 2 Parasitological data of Myotis myotis (n=30) from Gladenbach (Hesse)

From: Parasite diversity of European Myotis species with special emphasis on Myotis myotis (Microchiroptera, Vespertilionidae) from a typical nursery roost

Species P [%] A mI I pi St Hs E
Cestoda 0.854 0.41
Vampirolepis balsaci 70 4.1 5.8 1-18 1.212 a
Nematoda
Molinostrongylus alatus 3.3 0.03 1 1 0.009 a
Arachnida
Ichoronyssus scutatus 100 72 72 5-165 21.126 a,l
Steatonyssus periblepharus 100 228.6 228.6 26-1288 67.077 a,l
Spinturnix myoti 100 8.1 8.1 1-17 2.390 a,n
Ixodes ricinus 3.3 0.03 1 1 0.009 l
Insecta
Cimex dissimilis 83.3 2.8 3.3 1-17 0.821 a,l
Ischnopsyllus octactenus 13.3 0.13 1 1 0.039 a
  1. Abbr.: A Abundance, a adult, E evenness index, Hs Shannon=Weaver diversity index [21], I Intensity, l larval, mI mean Intensity, n nymphal, P prevalence, pi=index of relative frequency [20], St developmental stage.