Brazilian distribution of Amblyomma varium Koch, 1844 (Acari: Ixodidae), a common parasite of sloths (Mammalia: Xenarthra).

@article{Marques2002BrazilianDO,
  title={Brazilian distribution of Amblyomma varium Koch, 1844 (Acari: Ixodidae), a common parasite of sloths (Mammalia: Xenarthra).},
  author={Sandro Marques and Darci Moraes Barros-Battesti and Jo{\~a}o Luiz Hor{\'a}cio Faccini and Valeria Castilho Onofrio},
  journal={Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz},
  year={2002},
  volume={97 8},
  pages={1141-6}
}
Amblyomma varium, commonly known in Brazil as the "carrapato-gigante-da-pregui a" (sloth's giant tick) is found from southern Central America to Argentina. The present study adds information on the geographical distribution of A. varium, as well as on their hosts, based on material deposited in the main Brazilian collections and on the available literature. Eighty-two vials, containing 191 adult specimens, deposited in five Acari collections between 1930 and 2001, were examined. These vials… CONTINUE READING

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