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Table 1 Total number, life-cycle stage and species of ectoparasites identified on buffaloes on 60 farms

From: Prevalence and risk factors associated with ectoparasite infestation of buffaloes in an Amazonian ecosystem

Ectoparasite Larvaa Nympha Adulta Total
    Male Female  
Ticks
Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus 1/1 9/6 39/19 49/26
Amblyomma sp. 1/1 22/9 23/13 46/23
Lice
Haematopinus tuberculatus 320/72 320/72
  1. aTotal number of ectoparasites found/number of infested buffaloes