Grant Number:
Grant Amount:
Project Type:
Park Backlog
Organism Group Sought:
Parasites, Various
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Peter Adler
Project Summary:

This was an inventory that examined the host/parasite relationships, by a Black fly specialist, of various forms of parasites (mostly insect) affecting mostly biting flies in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Collectors List: CollectorList.pdf

Family Count Graph: FamilyCountAcGraph.pdf

Project Information: ProjectInfo.pdf

Species by Month: CountsPerSpeciesByMonth.pdf

Species Ranking: SpeciesDistributionRanking.pdf

Species Report: Taxonomy.pdf

Upper Taxa List: UpperTaxa.pdf

Principal Investigator

PI Name:  Dr. Peter Adler

PI Organization:  Clemson University

Co-investigator #1

Co-PI Name:  Dr. Will K. Reeves

Co-PI Organization:  Dayton, OH

Primary Taxonomist

Taxonomist Name:  Dr. Will K. Reeves

Taxonomist Organization: Dayton, OH

Literature References: 

Reeves, W.K., Durden, L.A., Ritzi, C.M., Beckham, K.R., Super, P.E., OConnor, B.M. (2007) Ectoparasites and other ectosymbiotic arthropods of vertebrates in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, USA, Zootaxa 1392: 31–68, Magnolia Press.

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