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Re: Mosquitoes



At 04:49 AM 4/22/97 GMT, you wrote:
>On 21 Apr 97 21:49:00 EDT, you wrote:
>
>
>>I have seen ticks firmly affixed to tegu monitors and East African
>>water-monitors.  Captive tegus are also subject to attack by mites.
>
>Tegus are not Varanids (monitors), they are Teiids (big Racerunners).
>
>From: garrison@efn.org
To: darwincr (nomen)
Cc: Bettyc@flying-goat.com, dinosaur@usc.edu
Subject: Re: Mosquitoes
Date: Tue, 22 Apr 1997 04:49:53 GMT
References: <1.5.4.16.19970421203946.4fdfa000@laplaza.org>

On 21 Apr 97 21:49:00 EDT, garrison@efn.org wrote:

"Tegus [lizards sometimes carrying ticks] are not Varanids (monitors), they
are Teiids (big Racerunners)."

This in a response to a post of mine wherein I was noting exoparasites on
lizards, and many thanks.

John C. McLoughlin