Apparently, Lipoptena cervi was introduced into northeastern United States in the late 1800s, presumably on an unknown species of European deer, and it soon spread to white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus).
Key words: Alces alces, distribution, deer ked, effect on host, Lipoptena cervi, moose, North America, Odocoileus virginianus, Scandinavia, white-tailed deer.
The deer ked, Lipoptena cervi (Insecta, Diptera, Hippoboscidae) is a widely distributed, blood-sucking, reddish-brown, dorsoventrally flattened ectoparasite that occurs on Old and New World members of the Cervidae.
Lipoptena cervi has undergone rapid and ongoing west and northward expansion of its distribution in Scandinavia in recent decades (Valimaki et al.
Odocoileus virginianus from the peninsula served as host to a variety of ectoparasites including the hippoboscid fly Lipoptena
mazamae and the ixodid ticks Amblyomma cajennense (adult female), two species of Amblyomma sp.
Results from our study indicate infestations of Lipoptena
mazamae (Hippoboscida e), Dermacentor albipictus, Ixodes scapulari, and Amblyomma americanum, Tricholiperus lipeuroides, and Solenopodes bin ipilosus.
Key words: Alces alces, deer ked, deer ked dermatitis, dermatitis, Lipoptena cervi, moose.
Initial experience with individual human protection from attack by the deer louse fly Lipoptena cervi.
The fluctuations of abundance of the deer louse-fly Lipoptena cervi (Hippoboscidae) in forests of the north-west Russia.
Immigration of Lipoptena cervi (Diptera, Hippoboscidae) in Finland, with notes on its biology and medical significance.
Key words: Alces alces, climate, color preference, deer ked, Hippoboscids, host choice, host search, Lipoptena cervi, parasite.
Hypoderma diana (Diptera, Oestridae) and Lipoptena cervi (Diptera, Hippoboscidae) as parasites of reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) in Scotland with notes on the second stage larva of Hypoderma Diana.