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A New Record for Turkish Lice Fauna: Dennyus hirundinis (Linnaeus, 1761) (Mallophaga: Menoponidae)
1 Niğde University, Zübeyde Hanım Health High School, Niğde, Turkey  
2 Ege University Science Faculty, Department of Zoology, Bornova, Izmir, Turkey  
3 Niğde University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Biology, Niğde, Turkey  
Turkiye Parazitol Derg 2008; 32: 77-78

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Key Words: Bird louse, first record, Menoponidae, Dennyus hirundinis, Turkey
Abstract

In this study, a bird louse Dennyus hirundinis was recorded for the first time from the swift, Apus apus living in Turkey. Since so little information is available on this rare species, the new record is briefly presented here. 

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