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Fleas collected from black-tailed prairie dog burrows in 2016 and 2017

Dates

Publication Date
Start Date
2016-05-24
End Date
2017-08-24

Citation

Poje, J., and Rocke, T.E., 2020, Fleas collected from black-tailed prairie dog burrows in 2016 and 2017: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P936RIRP.

Summary

The data are a list of the number and species of fleas that were collected from black-tailed prairie dog burrows in Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, and New Mexico. Fleas were collected by swabbing ~100 burrows at 3 sites at each of 6 sites. Burrows were sampled twice each summer during 2016 and 2017.

Contacts

Point of Contact :
Tonie E Rocke
Originator :
Julia E Poje, Tonie E Rocke
Metadata Contact :
Tonie E Rocke
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase
SDC Data Owner :
National Wildlife Health Center
USGS Mission Area :
Ecosystems

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Purpose

The data were collected to evaluate how flea communities in black-tailed prairie dogs change across their geographic range. The data could be useful to researchers who are studying community dynamics of prairie dog flea populations.

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