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Table 4 Mean length (± SD) of microfilariae in the two sampling seasons

From: Sleeping site ecology, but not sex, affect ecto- and hemoparasite risk, in sympatric, arboreal primates (Avahi occidentalis and Lepilemur edwardsi)

Host species Dry season Rainy season
A. occidentalis 219 (± 17.9) μm (N = 7, n = 50) 181 (± 25.8) μm (N = 6, n = 50)
L. edwardsi 202 (± 19.5) μm (N = 6, n = 50) 177 (± 17.6) μm (N = 5, n = 50)
  1. N number of sampled individuals
  2. n number of measured microfilariae