Taxonomy, host associations, life cycles and vectorial importance of ticks parasitizing small mammals

  • Lance A. Durden


Small Mammal Lyme Disease Tick Species Tree Shrew Zoonotic Pathogen 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. Audy JR, Nadchatram M, Lim B-L (1960) Host distribution of Malayan ticks (Ixodoidea). Malaysian Parasites 49:225–246Google Scholar
  2. Barker SC, Murrell A (2004) Systematics and evolution of ticks with a list of valid genus and species names. Parasitology 129:S515–S536CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Durden LA, Keirans JE (1996) Host-parasite co-extinction and the plight of tick Conservation. Amer Entomol 42:87–91Google Scholar
  4. Fourie LJ, Du Toit JS, Kok DJ, Horak IG (1995) Arthropod parasites of elephantshrews with particular reference to ticks. Mammal Rev 25:31–37Google Scholar
  5. Goodman JL, Dennis DT, Sonenshine DE (eds) (2005) Tick-borne diseases of humans. Am Soc Microbiol Press, WashingtonGoogle Scholar
  6. Hoogstraal H (1985) Argasid and nuttalliellid ticks as parasites and vectors. Adv Parasitol 24:135–238PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. Hoogstraal H, Aeschlimann A (1982) Tick-host specificity. Bull Soc Entomol Suisse 55:5–32Google Scholar
  8. Hoogstraal H, Kim KC (1985) Tick and mammal coevolution, with emphasis on Haemaphysalis. In: Kim KC (ed) Coevolution of parasitic arthropods and mammals. John Wiley, New York, pp 505–568Google Scholar
  9. Horak I, Camicas J-L, Keirans JE (2002) The Argasidae, Ixodidae and Nutalliellidae (Acari: Ixodida): A world list of valid tick names. Exp App Acarology 28:27–54CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. Keirans JE, Clifford CM, Hoogstraal H, Easton ER (1976) Discovery of Nuttalliella Namaqua Bedford (Acarina: Ixodoidea: Nuttalliellidae) in Tanzania and redescription of the female based on scanning electron microscopy. Ann Entomol Soc Amer 69:926–932Google Scholar
  11. Klompen JSH, Black IV WC, Keirans JE, Oliver Jr JH (1996) Evolution of ticks. Ann Rev Entomol 41:141–161CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. Klompen JSH, Black IV WC, Keirans JE, Norris DE (2000) Systematics and biogeography of hard ticks, a total evidence approach. Cladistics 16:79–102CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. Oliver Jr JH (1989) Biology and systematics of ticks (Acari: Ixodoidea). Ann Rev Ecol Syst 20:397–430CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. Sonenshine DE, Lane RS, Nicholson WL (2002) Ticks (Ixodida). In: Mullen G, Durden L (eds) Medical and veterinary entomology. Acad Press, San Diego, pp 517–558Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lance A. Durden

There are no affiliations available

Personalised recommendations