New records of bat flies (Diptera, Streblidae and Nycteribiidae) on bats in cerrado of State of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
Keywords:bat flies, ectoparasite, Phyllostomidae, Vespertilionidae
AbstractThe first information on species of bat flies and their hosts in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul is given. The specimens of bats and bat flies were collected in a transitional area of cerrado and semideciduous forest and in a deciduous forest. Seven species of streblid and one of nicteribiid flies were collected on five species of bats. All bat flies are recorded for the first time in Mato Grosso do Sul and Basilia bequaerti Guimarães & D´Andretta, 1956 is a new record for Brazil.
How to Cite
Graciolli, G., Cáceres, N. C., & Bornschein, M. R. (2006). New records of bat flies (Diptera, Streblidae and Nycteribiidae) on bats in cerrado of State of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Biota Neotropica, 6(2). Retrieved from //www.biotaneotropica.org.br/BN/article/view/206