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Ixodes simplex Neumann, 1906 (Figs. 32–34)

  • S. HornokEmail author
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Abstract

Ixodes simplex is a three-host tick species parasitizing bats. There is no report on the laboratory rearing of this species, and information is also scarce on its natural life-cycle.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Parasitology and ZoologyUniversity of Veterinary MedicineBudapestHungary

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