What insects live in large numbers in sloth's fur?

cockroaches
fleas
bed bugs
moths
Several moth species have evolved to exclusively inhabit moist fur of sloths. It appears that sloths benefit from their relationship with moths because the moths fertilize algae on the sloth, which provides them with nutrients. Some sloths have been recorded carrying more than 120 moths in their fur.
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flagNew Zealand
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flagGreece
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4%
9%
80%
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flagAustria
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flagthe United Kingdom
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flagRepublic of Ireland
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flagthe Netherlands
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flagPoland
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flagGermany
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32%
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flagIndia
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flagMalaysia
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