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Haemaphysalis punctata Canestrini and Fanzago, 1878 (Figs. 88–90)

  • M. P. PfäffleEmail author
  • M. M. Santos-Silva
  • T. G. T. Jaenson
  • Z. Vatansever
  • T. N. Petney
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Abstract

Haemaphysalis punctata is a three-host tick with a natural life cycle of 1–3 years (Nosek et al. in Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 36:49–59, 1967; Nosek in Zeitschrift für Parasitenk, 37:198–210, 1971; Liebisch et al. in Berliner und Münchener Tierärztliche Wochenschrift, 89:477–480, 1976; Farkas et al. in Ticks and tick-borne diseases: geographical distribution and control strategies in the Euro-Asian region, CABI, Boston, pp 6–26, 2012).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. P. Pfäffle
    • 1
    Email author
  • M. M. Santos-Silva
    • 2
  • T. G. T. Jaenson
    • 3
  • Z. Vatansever
    • 4
  • T. N. Petney
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Ecology and Parasitology, Institute of ZoologyKarlsruhe Institute of TechnologyKarlsruheGermany
  2. 2.Centro de Estudos de Vectores e Doenças Infecciosas Dr. Francisco Cambournac (CEVDI)Instituto Nacional de Saúde Doutor Ricardo JorgeÁguas de MouraPortugal
  3. 3.Medical Entomology Unit, Department of Organismal Biology, Evolutionary Biology CentreUppsala UniversityUppsalaSweden
  4. 4.Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary MedicineKafkas UniversityKarsTurkey
  5. 5.State Museum of Natural HistoryKarlsruheGermany

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