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Nosomma sp

By Michael L. Levin, PhD, Medical Entomology Laboratory Director, Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Adults of the single species in this genus, N monstrosum, particularly parasitize wild and domestic buffalo, and also people, livestock, and wildlife, through much of India, Nepalese lowlands, Bangladesh, Thailand, and Laos. Immatures parasitize chiefly murid rodents.

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