Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) from yellow armadillo, Euphractus sexcinctus (Cingulata: Dasypodidae), in Brazil's Pantanal wetlands

Tick species parasitizing yellow armadillo, Euphractus sexcinctus, were recorded from October 2006 to October 2007 in Pantanal. A total of 89 ticks were collected from 23 yellow armadillos. Most ticks (n = 50) were identified as Amblyomma cajennense (Fabricius) (32 males and 18 females). The only ot...

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Publication Date:2010
Main Author: Medri,Ísis M
Other Authors: Martins,João R, Doyle,Rovaina L, Mourão,Guilherme, Marinho-Filho,Jader
Document type: Article
Language:eng
Published: Sociedade Entomológica do Brasil
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Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1519-566X2010000500023
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