Psyche: A Journal of Entomology / 2010 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Distribution and Ecological Niches of Gamasid Mites (Acari: Mesostigmata) on Small Mammals in Southwest China

Table 1

Dominant small mammal hosts captured and number of gamasid mite species collected in Yunnan Province of southwest China.

Names of dominant small mammal hostsNumber of hosts collectedConstituent ratios of the hosts (%)Number of mite speciesNumber of mite individualsMite abundanceHabitat distribution of the hosts

Rattus tanezumi385926.5343184594.78Indoor
Apodemus chevrieri187012.865030181.61Outdoor
Eothenomys miletus180212.394122581.25Outdoor
Rattus norvegicus12628.683161024.84Indoor
Mus pahari6974.79341355919.45Outdoor
Rattus nitidus5803.99321176520.28Outdoor
Apodemus draco5403.71265621.04Outdoor
Niviventer confucianus4643.1944539411.63Outdoor
Mus caroli3762.593322586.01Outdoor
Apodemus sylvaticus2801.93205011.79Outdoor
Apodemus latronum2781.91182040.73Outdoor
Suncus murinus2541.75251960.77Outdoor
Rattus rattus slandeni2531.74378423.33Outdoor
Tupaia belangeri2371.63191590.67Outdoor
Crocidura attenuata2351.62221390.59Outdoor
Mus musculus2101.44121560.74Indoor
Niviventer fulvescens1971.3529705835.83Outdoor
Anourosorex squamipes1511.0424244516.19Outdoor
Apodemus peninsulae1050.7213755.77Outdoor
Dremomys pernyi960.661688055.00Outdoor
Micromys minutus830.571313310.23Outdoor
Callosciurus erythraeus720.501114012.73Outdoor
Eothenomys eleusjs670.461332625.08Outdoor
Eothenomys sp640.445285.60Outdoor
Niviventer excelsior540.371159454.00Outdoor
Berylmys bowersi450.311860333.50Outdoor
Eothenomys protidor440.303124.00Outdoor
Eothenomys custos380.261224520.42Outdoor
Nasillus gracilis330.231516511.00Outdoor
Sorex excelsus280.19441.00Outdoor
Niviventer eha260.18412631.50Outdoor
Sciurotamias forresti230.164164.00Outdoor
Tamiops swinhoei180.1233913.00Outdoor
Ochotona thibetana140.10561.20Outdoor

Annotation: The remaining small mammal hosts whose constituent ratios were lower than 0.1% and are not included in Table 1 and had an outdoor distribution. The hosts not included in Table 1 are Ochotona forresti, Trogopterus xanthipes, Crocidura dracula, Petaurista elegans, Pteromys volans, Soriculus caudatus, Bandicota indica, Eothenomys melanogaster, Microtus clarkei, Ochotona gaoligongensis, Soriculus leucops, Sorex bedfordiae, Callosciurus quinquestriatus, Neotetracus sinensiss, Apodemus agrarius, Pemurista atbiventor, Hylope alboniger, Arctonyx collaris, Parascaptor leucurus, Sorex Cylindricauda, Mustela kathiah, Petaurista sp., Niviventer andersoni, Belomys pearsoni, Petaurista xanthotis, Necmgale elegans, Dremomys lokriah, Tamias sibiricus, Ochtona Daurica, Vandeleuria oleracea, Vernaya fulva, Scaptonyx fusicaudus and Muridae spp.

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