The Ixodid Ticks of Tanzania: A Study of the Zoogeography of the Ixodidae of an East African Country

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Commonwealth Institute of Entomology, 1967 - Ixodidae - 215 pages

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
DESCRIPTION OF THE TERRITORY
8
Physiography
9
Vegetation zones
11
Mean annual rainfall
15
Mean annual number of days rain
16
Mean annual maximum temperature
18
Humidity
19
Ixodes cavipalpus I schillingsi I nairobiensis
94
Ixodes sp near pilosus I pseudorasus I latus I ugandanus
100
Rhipicephalus appendiculatus
105
R compositus R muehlensi
118
R distinctus R sulcatus R reichenowi
120
R evertsi
124
R longus R humeralis R masseyi
126
R hurti R jeanneli
131

LIVESTOCK
20
Distribution of cattle population
21
Tsetse fly infestation
22
METHODS
26
Distribution of collecting stations
29
THE TICK SPECIES
32
Amblyomma rhinocerotis A cohaerens A falsomarmoreum
33
A gemma
38
A lepidum
42
A sparsum A eburneum A hebraeum
49
A tholloni A nuttalli A personatum
52
A variegatum
55
Aponomma latum A exornatum A transversale
58
Boophilus decoloratus
65
B microplus
66
Dermacentor rhinocerinus D circumguttatus
72
Haemaphysalis aciculifer H parmata H orientalis
75
H leachii leachii H leachii muhsami
77
Hyalomma albiparmatum H truncatum
84
H rufipes H impeltatum
89
R neavei
143
R pravus R punctatus
148
R pulchellus
151
R sanguineus
157
R simus
163
R supertritus R sculptus R bequaerti R camelopardalis
166
R tricuspis R maculatus
169
Rhipicephalus spp I II and III
171
HOSTPARASITE LISTS
175
DISCUSSION
192
the Semiarid Group
195
the East LakeSemiarid Group
197
the Coastal Group
198
the Highland Group 1
199
the Highland Group 2
200
the Rhipicephalus appendiculatusAmblyomma variegatum association
201
REFERENCES
203
INDEX
211
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