Encyclopedia of Parasitology

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Ticks: Ixodid Cattle Ticks in Europe

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_4906-1
In Europe cattle are endangered by a broad spectrum of ticks (Table 1).
Table 1

Ticks: Ixodid Cattle Ticks in Europe: European ticks and their geographic distribution

Genus

Species

Distribution

Amblyomma

Not finally proven

Worldwide

Dermacentor

D. marginatus

D. reticulatus

Atlantic coast region, whole Europe

Whole Europe

Haemaphysalis

H. punctata

Mediterranean region, whole Europe

Hyalomma

H. lusitanicum

H. marginatum

Mediterranean region

South, Central Europe, Great Britain

Ixodes

I. gibosus

I. hexagonus

I. ricinus

Whole Europe

Rhipicephalus

R. annulata

R. bursa

R. sanguineus

R. turanicus

Mediterranean region: Spain, France, Italy, Greece

Keywords

Broad Spectrum Europe Cattle Cattle Tick 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany