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Haemaphysalis juxtakochi Cooley, 1946 (Acari: Ixodidae) parasitizing Mazama nana (Hensel, 1872) (Artiodactyla: Cervidae) in the State of Rio Grande do Sul

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Author(s):
João Ricardo Martins ; Edson Luís Salomão ; Rovaina L. Doyle ; Valéria Onofrio ; Darci M. Barros-Battesti ; Alberto A. Guglielmone
Total Authors: 6
Document type: Journal article
Source: Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinária; v. 16, n. 3, p. 171-173, Set. 2007.
Abstract

The record of Haemaphysalis juxtakochi Cooley, an ixodid tick, on the brocket deer, Mazama nana (Hensel), represents a new report after 34 years of its last report in the State of Rio Grande do Sul. The tick specimens (three males and one female) were found in Cachoeira do Sul, RS (30º02’21"S, 52º53’38"W). This place is elevated 72 m sea above, with an annual average temperature of 18.8°C, and annual average rainfall of 1.438 mm. This is the first record of this tick species in a Cervidae and it is the second occurrence report for the State of Rio Grande do Sul. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 99/05446-8 - Biodiversity of Arachnida and Myriapoda of the State of São Paulo
Grantee:Antonio Domingos Brescovit
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Thematic Grants