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Table 2 Species and numbers of small mammals yielding Xenopsylla nubica and Xenopsylla cheopis fleas in southern Mali

From: Fleas and trypanosomes of peridomestic small mammals in sub-Saharan Mali

Host species (No. of infested specimens) X. nubica X. cheopis Total
  ♂/♀ (Total) ♂/♀ (Total)  
Mastomys natalensis (35) 4/19 (23) 38/42 (80) 103
Mastomys erythroleucus (6) 2/2 (4) 3/– (3) 7
Praomys daltoni (5) 1/4 (5) 2/2 (4) 9
Arvicanthis niloticus (4) –/1 (1) 2/2 (4) 5
Taterillus gracilis (5) 3/6 (9) –/– 9
Rattus rattus (2) –/– 3/6 (9) 9
Crocidura olivieri (11) 1/2 (3) 16/15 (31) 34
Total (68) 11/34 (45) 64/67 (131) 176