Entomological Review

, Volume 97, Issue 2, pp 255–275 | Cite as

History of the species range of ixodid ticks, vectors of pathogens with natural nidality (Acari, Ixodidae), as a prerequisite of their intraspecific biodiversity

  • N. A. Filippova


Morphological, taxonomic, and some ecological aspects of intraspecific biodiversity of five ixodid species transmitting pathogens with natural nidality, with extensive ranges of different types are examined. Causal relations of ixodid intraspecific biodiversity with the origin of the species ranges are considered.


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  1. 1.Zoological InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia

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