Ancestral reconstruction of tick lineages.

  title={Ancestral reconstruction of tick lineages.},
  author={Ben J. Mans and Minique Hilda de Castro and Ronel Pienaar and Daniel G. de Klerk and Philasande Gaven and Siyamcela Genu and Abdalla A. Latif},
  journal={Ticks and tick-borne diseases},
  volume={7 4},
Ancestral reconstruction in its fullest sense aims to describe the complete evolutionary history of a lineage. This depends on accurate phylogenies and an understanding of the key characters of each parental lineage. An attempt is made to delineate our current knowledge with regard to the ancestral reconstruction of the tick (Ixodida) lineage. Tick… CONTINUE READING