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Abstract

On the distribution of the six subspecies of Ophthalmopsylla volgensis including a new record in China.

Abstract

Of the 12 subspecies of O. volgensis known to date, the diagnostic characters and geographical distribution of the 6 distributed in Xinjiang, China, are described. These are O. v. volgensis, O. v. balikunensis, O. v. extrema, O. v. wuqiaensis, O. v. tuoliensis and O. v. transcaspica. The last named is a new record for China.