Table 1.

Arthropod specimens. (Specimens were identified to the family or group level. Presence/absence data were noted for chimpanzee bed and ground samples. All specimens indicated as parasites are from taxa that include ectoparasites.)

classorderfamily or groupnestgroundnotes
ArachnidaSarcoptiformesOribatidaXXsingle specimen in nest
AstigmataX
TrombidiformesErythraeidaeX
BdelloideaX
MesostigmataunidentifiedX
unidentified ‘Acari’unidentifiedX
AraneaeOonopidaeX
OxyopidaeX
SalticidaeX
SelenopidaeX
unidentifiedXX
PseudoscorpionidaunidentifiedX
DiplopodaPolyxenidaunidentifiedXX
InsectaCollembolaaEntomobryidaeXX
SymphypleonaX
unidentifiedXX
ZygentomaLepismatidaeX
IsopteraunidentifiedX
OrthopteraMogoplistidaeXX
TettigoniidaeX
unidentifiedXX
BlattodeaEctobiidaeX
HemipteraAphididaeX
BlissidaeX
CicadellidaeXX
CoccoideaX
DipsocoridaeX
FulgoroideaXX
LasiochilidaeX
PsylloideaXX
ReduviidaeXX
RhyparochromidaeX
VeliidaeXHebrovelia
other AnthocoroideaaX
other AuchenorrhynchaX
unidentifiedXX
ThysanopteraPhlaeothripidaeXX
unidentified TerebrantiaX
PsocodeaunidentifiedXX
HymenopteraAgaonidaeX
ApidaeX
BraconidaeX
EulophidaeX
Formicidae: DolichoderinaeXX
Formicidae: FormicinaeXXCamponotus, Polyrhachis
Formicidae: MyrmicinaeXXCrematogaster, Cataulacus, Monomorium, Strumigenys
Formicidae: unidentifiedXX
Platygastridae s.l.XXincludes Scelionidae
PteromalidaeX
ColeopteraCarabidaeXX
ChrysomelidaeXXAlticini
CurculionidaeXincluding Scolytinae
LycidaeXlarvae only
SilvanidaeXAiraphilus; found in four different nests
StaphylinidaeX
TenebrionoideaX
unidentifiedX
DipteraCecidomyiidaeXX
CeratopogonidaeaXXlarva from ground; adults from nest; larva and one adult in Forcipomyiinae
ChironomidaeX
ChloropidaeX
DrosophilidaeX
HybotidaeX
PhoridaeX
PsychodidaebXPhlebotominae
SciaridaeXX
TipulidaeX
unidentifiedX
LepidopteraunidentifiedXXsingle unidentified moth from nest
  • aDenotes taxa that potentially feed on blood (ectoparasites).

  • bDenotes taxa that feed on blood (ectoparasites).