Ticks Collected from Indian River County, Florida (Acari: Metastigmata: Ixodidae)

  • Nixon Wilson
  • Herbert W. Kale II


Ten species of ticks (Ixodidae) were collected in Indian River County, Florida: Amblyomma dissimile Koch, A. maculatum Koch, A. tuberculatum Marx, Dermacentor variabilis (Say), Haemaphysalis chordeilis (Packard), H. leporispalustris (Packard), Ixodes brunneus Koch, I. cookei Packard, I. minor Neumann, and I. scapularis Say. New tick-host associations recorded were: A. dissimile from Pituophis melanoleucus (Daudin), H. chordeilis from Toxostoma rufum (Linnaeus), I. minor from Neotoma floridana (Ord) and Oryzomys palustris (Harlan), and I. scapularis from Cryptotis parva (Say).
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