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Bolin JF, Tennakoon KU, Maass E 2010. Mineral nutrition and heterotrophy in the water conservative holoparasite Hydnora Thunb. (Hydnoraceae). Flora-Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 205 (12) 802-810
… in southern Africa and Madagascar. For comparison we also measured δ13C and δ15N for aerial hemiparasites at the same sites. Transdermal water loss in Hydnora ranged from 0.14 ± 0.02 to 0.38 ± … were significantly lower in the parasite or were not different. δ13C signatures of holoparasites and hemiparasites relative to their hosts reflected host metabolism and differences in commitment to …
Horak IG 1987. Arthropod parasites of some wild animals in South Africa and Namibia. Journal of the South African Veterinary Association 58 (4) 207-211
… Earlier research on the parasites of wild animals in South Africa is reviewed and the findings of more recent research … to severe parasitism of wild animals are listed and the chemical and biological control of ectoparasites of wild animals are discussed. … Journal of the South African Veterinary Association … Arthropod parasites of some wild animals in South Africa and Namibia …
Turner WC, Getz WM 2010. Seasonal and Demographic Factors Influencing Gastrointestinal Parasitism in Ungulates of Etosha National Park. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 46 (4) 1108-1119
… The presence and intensity of strongyle nematodes, Strongyloides spp. and Eimeria spp. parasites, were strongly seasonal for most host-parasite combinations, with more hosts infected …
Horak IG, Biggs HC, Hanssen TS, Hanssen RE 1983. The prevalence of helminth and arthropod parasites of warthog, Phacochoerus aethiopicus, in South West Africa/Namibia. Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research 50 (2) 145-148
… shot on a farm in northern South West Africa/Namibia were examined for internal and external parasites at monthly intervals over a period of 13 months. They harboured cestodes, 9 nematode … phachoeri. … Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research … The prevalence of helminth and arthropod parasites of warthog, Phacochoerus aethiopicus, in South We... …
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Suárez-Rodríguez M, Lopez-Rull I, Garcia CM 2012. Incorporation of cigarette butts into nests reduces nest ectoparasite load in urban birds: new ingredients for an old recipe. Biology Letters 9 20120931
… Birds are known to respond to nest-dwelling parasites by altering behaviours. Some bird species, for example, bring fresh plants to the nest, which contain volatile compounds that repel parasites. There is evidence that some birds living in cities incorporate cigarette butts into … cigarettes retain substantial amounts of nicotine and other compounds that may also act as arthropod repellents. We provide the first evidence that smoked cigarette butts may function as …
Horak IG, Anthonissen M, Krecek RC, Boomker J 1992. Arthropod parasites of springbok, gemsbok, kudus, giraffes and Burchell's and Hartmann's zebras in the Etosha and Hardap Nature Reserves, Namibia. Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research 59 (4) 253-257
… mimeticus were commonest on the zebras. … Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research … Arthropod parasites of springbok, gemsbok, kudus, giraffes and Burchell's and Hartmann's zebras in t... …
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Ledger JA 1980. The arthropod parasites of vertebrates in Africa south of the Sahara. Vol IV Phthiraptera (Insecta). Publications of the South African Institute for Medical Research 56 1-327
… of Afrotropical birds. … Publications of the South African Institute for Medical Research … The arthropod parasites of vertebrates in Africa south of the Sahara. Vol IV Phthiraptera (Insecta) …
Holmes JC 1996. Parasites as threats to biodiversity in shrinking ecosystems. Biodiversity and Conservation (5) 975–983
… both individuals and species into restricted areas, promoting transmission and exchange of parasites. Fragmentation increases edge and brings an influx of new species into the disturbed or agricultural habitats between fragments, introducing new parasites and possibly leading to the development of new and more pathogenic strains of … climate changes challenge the adaptability of organisms, and may allow the invasion of new parasites. Because each of these effects increases the potential for parasites to become …
Hauptfleisch ML, Dalton C 2015. Arthropod phototaxis and its possible effect on bird strike risk at two Namibian airports. Applied Ecology and Environmental Research 13 (4) 957-965
… Phototaxis was identified as a major attractant to insectivorous birds, which feed on the arthropods attracted to airport apron and terminal lights. This study considered the effect of … Eros airports. It further investigated the attractiveness of light colour (or wavelength) on arthropod abundance, biomass and diversity. The study found that phototaxis was a significant factor at Hosea Kutako only, and that white light was the main attractant for arthropods, specifically for large moths (Order Lepidoptera), while yellow and orange light …
Andre HM, Noti MI, Jacobson K 1998. The soil microarthropods of the Namib desert: A patchy mosaic. Journal of African Zoology 111 (6) 499-517
… The soil microarthropods were sampled in the three major habitats of the Namib Desert, namely the gravel … sand dunes. In spite of severe climatic conditions and low soil organic matter content, microarthropods extracted through CCl4 flotation were found to be surprisingly diversified and abundant. A total of 47 microarthropod species were collected, including 30 mite and one collembolan species. Actinedida were …
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Sánchez-Montoya MM, Guerrero-Brotons M, Miñano J, Gómez R 2020. Effects of debris piles and pools along dry riverbeds on nutrients, microbial activity, and ground-dwelling arthropods: A Namibian ephemeral river case. Journal of Arid Environments 175
… elements along ephemeral river channels. However, their effects on resource availability and arthropod species diversity have been neglected so far. We investigated whether debris piles and … resources, influence microbial activity, and provide key habitats for ground-dwelling arthropods. We studied three different habitats (channel, debris pile and dry pool) to analyze … sediments, and included two further habitats (riparian and upland areas) for ground-dwelling arthropod assemblages along a major ephemeral river (Ugab River, NW Namibia). We observed higher …
Junker K, Horak IG, Penzhorn B 2015. History and development of research on wildlife parasites in southern Africa, with emphasis on terrestrial mammals, especially ungulates. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife 4 50-70
… the turn of the century. An emphasis is placed on game species. The main findings on protozoan parasites, including those of carnivores, are presented, starting in the 1890s and leading up to the first decade of the 21st century. Important developments with regard to the studies of arthropod and helminth parasites took place during a period of three decades, starting from the 1970s. Because of the …
Combes C 1996. Parasites, biodiversity and ecosystem stability. Biodiversity and Conservation (5) 953–962
… The influence of parasites in ecosystems, especially on biodiversity, is discussed. Various examples illustrate the role that parasites play in the outcome of interspecific competition, in the success of invading species, and in the separation of emerging species. Parasites can be stabilizers or destabilizers, depending on factors such as susceptibility of …
Lalley JS, Viles HA, Henschel JR, Lalley V 2006. Lichen-dominated soil crusts as arthropod habitat in warm deserts. Journal of Arid Environments 67 (4) 579-593
… habitat to secondary producers is relatively unknown. This study examines the distribution of arthropod communities in the northern Namib Desert to evaluate whether a lichen-rich area is more or less productive than adjacent habitats in terms of the consumers each supports. Arthropods are diverse and highly endemic in the Namib Desert and lichens dominate this desert's … gravel plains. We sampled lichen-rich, dwarf shrub, and unvegetated sites and found distinct arthropod assemblages in the lichen-dominated sites, including species unique to lichen sites. …
Prinsloo GL 1981. On the encyrtid parasites (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) associated with psyllids (Hemiptera: Psylloidea) in southern Africa. Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa 44 (2) 199-244
… on South African Psyllidae from 1964 to 1974. Hardly any systematic work has been done on these parasites in southern Africa or elsewhere in Africa and this accounts for the large number of … In addition to the new species, this paper deals with all encyrtids previously recorded as parasites or hyperparasites of psyllids in southern Africa (Table 1). Keywords: Encyrtid parasites, Hymenoptera: …
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Marsh BA 1987. Micro-arthropods associated with Welwitschia mirabilis in the Namib Desert. African Zoology 22 (2) 89-96
… Significantly more micro-arthropods were found under Welwitschia plants than in unvegetated areas. Densities varied … found, are also common to North American and Australian deserts. The structure of the micro-arthropod community varied considerably with locality and sex of the plant. Tarsonemid mites … were the most abundant group of mites, and mites were generally the most abundant micro-arthropod. Keywords: Desert ecosystems, Micro-arthropods, Namib Desert, Welwitschia mirabilis. … …
Turner WC, Versfeld WD, Kilian JW, Getz WM 2012. Synergistic effects of seasonal rainfall, parasites and demography on fluctuations in springbok body condition. Journal of Animal Ecology 81 (1) 58-69
… and determines how these factors vary among demographic groups. Keywords: Bovidae, Eimeria, endoparasites, Etosha National Park, Namibia, Strongylida, Strongyloides. … Journal of Animal Ecology … Synergistic effects of seasonal rainfall, parasites and demography on fluctuations in springbok body... …
Appleton CC, Brain C 1992. The gastro-intestinal parasites of the baboon, Papio cynocephalus ursinus, in the Namib Desert. Journal of the South African Veterinary Association 33 (3) 257-265
… The gastro-intestinal parasites of baboons in the Namib Desert, Namibia, were shown, using scat analysis, to be … directly via the faecal-oral or trans-placental/mammary (vertical) routes or indirectly via arthropod intermediate hosts which are eaten. … Journal of the South African Veterinary Association … The gastro-intestinal parasites of the baboon, Papio cynocephalus ursinus , in the Namib Deser... …
Baines L, Morgan ER, Ofthilfe M, Evans K 2015. Occurrence and seasonality of internal parasite infection in elephants, Loxodonta africana, in the Okavango Delta, Botswana. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife 4 (1) 43-48
… It is known from studies in a wide range of wild and domestic animals, including elephants, that parasites can affect growth, reproduction and health. A total of 458 faecal samples from wild … Africa, Wetland, Transmission, Epidemiology. … International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife … Occurrence and seasonality of internal parasite infection in elephants, …
Fleming PA, Nicolson SW 2003. Arthropod fauna of mammal-pollinated Protea humiflora: ants as an attractant for insectivore pollinators?. African Entomology 11 (1) 9-14
… of P. repens (L.) L., P. humiflora inflorescences have a substantially lower mass of arthropods, relatively fewer beetles (12 % of arthropod dry mass) and more ants (13 %). The large numbers of ants in these inflorescences may … Mutualism, Nectar, Non-flying mammalpollination, Satellite fauna. … African Entomology … Arthropod fauna of mammal-pollinated Protea humiflora ants as an attractant for insectivore …
Henschel JR, Seely MK, Mtuleni V, Pallett J 2003. The surface-dwelling arthropod fauna of Gobabeb with a description of the long-term pitfall trapping project. Journal of the Namibia Scientific Society 51 65-92
… The surface-dwelling arthropod fauna of Gobabeb with a description of the long-term pitfall trapping project. A … sampled since 1962. The trapping programme is described, and checklists of the surface dwelling arthropods recorded in the area are provided. These are presented as tables of tenebrionid … insects, arachnids. … Journal of the Namibia Scientific Society … The surface-dwelling arthropod fauna of Gobabeb with a description of the long-term pitfall trapping... …
de Waele D, McDonald AH, Jordaan EM, Orion D, van den Berg E, Loots GC 1998. Plant-parasitic nematodes associated with maize and pearl millet in Namibia. African Plant Protection 4 (2) 113-117
Nicolai J 1989. Brutparasitismus der Glanzwitwe (Vidua hpocherina). Journal für Ornitologie 130 (4) 423 - 434
McAllister CT, Bursey CR, Freed PS 2011. Endoparasites (Cestoidea, Nematoda, Pentastomida) of Reptiles(Sauria, Ophidia) from the Republic of Namibia. Comparative Parasitology 78 140-151
… reptiles (11 families, 45 species) from 17 districts of Namibia were examined for endoparasites. Thirty-three (31 lizards, 2 snakes) individuals (15%) were found to harbor at least 1 … intensity, prevalence, Ophidia, Reptilia, Sauria, Namibia. … Comparative Parasitology … Endoparasites (Cestoidea, Nematoda, Pentastomida) of Reptiles(Sauria, Ophidia) from the Republic of …
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Elapidae: Naja nivea Linnaeus, 1758 - Cape Cobra: Endoparasites. 29-30
… add to the helminth list of N. nivea . … Elapidae: Naja nivea Linnaeus, 1758 - Cape Cobra: Endoparasites
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Hoesch W 1939. Kritische Betrachtungen zum Problem des Brutparasitismus bei den afrikanischen Viduinen. Beiträge Fortpflansungs Biologie Vögel 15 200 - 214
Government Gazette of the Republic of Namibia 2005. Government Notices, No. 111: Promulgation of Animal Diseases and Parasites Amendment Act, 2005 (Act No. 10 of 2005), of the Parliament. 01-Apr
… To amend the Animal Diseases and Parasites Act, 1956, so as to redefine certain expressions; to prohibit the searching of the … matters connected therewith. … Government Notices, No. 111 Promulgation of Animal Diseases and Parasites Amendment Act, 2005 (Act ... …
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Maclean GL 1973. The Sociable Weaver. Part 4. Predators, parasites and symbionts. Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology 44 (3-4) 241 - 253
… The Sociable Weaver. Part 4. Predators, parasites and symbionts. … Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology … The Sociable Weaver. Part 4. Predators, parasites and symbionts …
Reed CC, Basson L, van As LL 2002. Myxobolus species (Myxozoa), parasites of fishes in the Okavango River and Delta, Botswana, including descriptions of two new species. Folia Parasitol 49 (2) 81-88
… and a total of 275 fishes representing 31 species were examined for the presence of myxosporean parasites. A total of seven myxosporeans of the genus Myxobolus Bütschli, 1882 were found … descriptions of these species are provided. … Folia Parasitol … Myxobolus species ( Myxozoa ), parasites of fishes in the Okavango River and Delta, Botswana, i... …
Knapp SE, Krecek RC, Horak IG, Penzhorn BL 1997. Helminths and arthropods of black and white rhinoceroses in southern Africa. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 33 (3) 492-205
… Helminths and arthropods of black and white rhinoceroses in southern Africa. Keywords: Black rhinoceros, … simum, nematodes, cestodes, acari, bots. … Journal of Wildlife Diseases … Helminths and arthropods of black and white rhinoceroses in southern Africa …
Southern African Bird Atlas Project (SABAP) 1997. SABAP: 307 Parasitic Jaeger.
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Maclean GL 1973. The Sociable Weaver. Part 4. Predators, parasites and symbionts. Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology 44 (3-4) 241 - 253
… The Sociable Weaver. Part 4. Predators, parasites and symbionts. … Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology … The Sociable Weaver. Part 4. Predators, parasites and symbionts …
Kemp AC, Kemp MI, Jensen RAC, Clinning CF 1972. Records of brood parasitism from central South West Africa. Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology 43 (3) 145 - 148
Biggs HC, Horak IG 1985. Some invasive alien parasites in South West Africa/Namibia. Invasive alien organisms in South West Africa/Namibia 31-34
… Invasive alien organisms in South West Africa/Namibia … Some invasive alien parasites in South West Africa/Namibia …
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Steed A, Swart R, Pauw MJ, Roets F 2018. Response of arthropod communities to plant-community rehabilitation efforts after strip mining on the semi-arid west coast of South Africa. African Journal of Range and Forage Science (35) 375-385
… The present study examined the effect of different plant-community rehabilitation treatments on arthropods after strip mining in the arid Namaqualand region of South Africa. Vegetation cover … were significantly lower at all rehabilitated sites compared with those at a reference site. Arthropod species richness did not differ amongst the different treatments and the reference site. Except for the most recently rehabilitated site, arthropod abundance in all guilds was higher at all treatments compared with that of the …
Nöller R, Jensen RAC 1976. Postcript Peter's parasitized prinia. Bokmakierie 28 99 - 100
Prinsloo GL 1985. Some chalcidoid parasitoids (Hymenoptera) from the central Namib Desert. Cimbebasia Series A 7 (7) 85-105
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Orlova MV, Laverty TM, Reeves WK, Gratton EM, Davies ML 2020. The first finding of parasitic mite, Parasteatonyssus nyctinomi (Mesostigmata: Gamasina: Macronyssidae), in Namibia. Journal of the South African Veterinary Association 91 (0) a2002
Schubert VS, Orford MPJ, Cunningham P 2012. Confirmation: Village Indigobird parasitizing Red-billed Firefinch in central Namibia. Ornithological Observations 3 186-187
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Canaris AG, Kinsella JM, Braby R 2003. Helminth parasite communities in two species of shorebirds (Charadrii) from Namibia. Comparative Parasitology 70 (2) 155-161
Payne RB 1973. Behavior, mimetic songs and song dialects, and relationships of the parasitic Indigobirds (Vidua) of Africa. Ornithological Monographs (American Ornithologists' Union) 11 (v - vi) 1 - 333
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Goldberg SR 2010. Lacertidae: Meroles reticulatus (Bocage, 1867) - Reticulate Sand Lizard: Endoparasites. 36-37
… M. reticulatus . … Lacertidae: Meroles reticulatus (Bocage, 1867) - Reticulate Sand Lizard: Endoparasites
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Mbata KJ 2018. Annotated checklist of cockroaches and termites of Zambia (Arthropoda: Insecta; Blattodea). Climate change and adaptive land management in southern Africa - assessments, changes, challenges, and solutions 404-415
… changes, challenges, and solutions … Annotated checklist of cockroaches and termites of Zambia (Arthropoda: Insecta; Blattodea) …
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