A copy of this work was available on the public web and has been preserved in the Wayback Machine. The capture dates from 2015; you can also visit the original URL.
The file type is
An improved understanding of the ecology of fleas on California ground squirrels, Otospermophilus beecheyi, is warranted given the role of fleas in the transmission, and perhaps persistence, of the plague-causing bacterium Yersinia pestis. We sampled O. beecheyi on a seasonal basis from three study sites, each representing a different land use type (preserve, pasture, and agriculture) in the San Joaquin Valley, CA. Overall, the abundance of fleas on squirrels was greatest in spring at thedoi:10.1111/j.1948-7134.2011.00148.x pmid:21635649 fatcat:gn76o6lqtrgzxdf3agihdujrvi