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The taxonomic richness of lice (Phthiraptera) varies considerably among their avian and mammalian hosts. Previous studies explored some factors shaping louse diversity; however, the so-called Eichler's rule-according to which taxonomic richness of parasites co-varies with that of their hosts - has...

Vas, Z.; Csorba, G.; Rózsa, L.
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Parasitology Research, 2012, 111, 1, pp 393-401