A Survey of Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) on Dairy Cattle on the Island of Menorca in Spain

@article{Castell2001ASO,
  title={A Survey of Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) on Dairy Cattle on the Island of Menorca in Spain},
  author={Joaquim Castell{\`a} and Agust{\'i}n Estrada-Pe{\~n}a and S Almer{\'i}a and David A Ferrer and Jorgelina Gutierrez and A. N{\'u}{\~n}ez Ortu{\~n}o},
  journal={Experimental & Applied Acarology},
  year={2001},
  volume={25},
  pages={899-908}
}
A survey of ticks affecting dairy cattle under extensive management on Menorca island (off the Spanish Mediterranean coast) was performed through 1999–2000 on seven farms. The species collected were Rhipicephalus bursa, R. turanicus, Hyalomma m. marginatum, H. lusitanicum and Boophilus annulatus. The most abundant species were R. bursa and H. m. marginatum, with peaks of 10.7 (in summer) and 7.5 (in spring) ticks/cow, respectively. R. turanicus was scarcely encountered, while B. annulatus and H… CONTINUE READING
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