Long-term spatiotemporal stability and dynamic changes in helminth infracommunities of spiny mice (Acomys dimidiatus) in St. Katherine’s Protectorate, Sinai, Egypt

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Behnke, Jerzy M..; Bajer, Anna.; Behnke-Borowczyk, Jolanta.; Clisham, Natalie.; Gilbert, Francis.; Glover, Aimee.; Jeffrey, Laura.; Kirk, Jonathan.; Mierzejewska, Ewa J..; Mills, Simon C..; Mohallal, Eman M.E..; Padget, Oliver.; Wainer, Ralph.; Zalat, Samy.;
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (CUP)
  • Subject: helminth infracommunities, spiny mice, Acomys dimidiatus, helminths,nematodes, cestodes, site-specific parasite variation

The importance of parasites as a selective force in host evolution is a topic of current interest. However, short-term ecological studies of host-parasite systems, on which such studies are usually based, provide only snap-shots of what may be dynamic systems. We report... View more
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