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Mallophaga Species on Long-Legged Buzzards (Buteo rufinus) in Turkey
1 Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Selçuk University, Konya, Turkey  
2 Kırıkkale Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Parazitoloji Anabilim Dalı, Kırıkkale  
Turkiye Parazitol Derg 2007; 31: 298-301

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Key Words: Laemobothrion (Laemobothrion) maximum, Craspedorrhynchus platystomus, Colpocephalum nanum, Buteo rufinus, Turkey
Abstract

This study was carried out on three long-legged buzzards to be brought for treatment to Veterinary Faculty, University of Kırıkkale. Twenty lice were collected from the buzzards. The lice preserved in a tube containing of 70 % alcohol. They were mounted on slides separetely by using Faure Forte medium after cleared in lactophenol. Three species of lice: Laemobothrion (Laemobothrion) maximum, Craspedorrhynchus platystomus, Colpocephalum nanum were determined in microscopical examination. Colpocephalum nanum was reported for the first time from long-legged buzzards in Turkey. 

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