Characterization of the life cycle of the tick Haemaphysalis tibetensis under field conditions in Qinghai-Tibet plateau

@article{Liu2016CharacterizationOT,
  title={Characterization of the life cycle of the tick Haemaphysalis tibetensis under field conditions in Qinghai-Tibet plateau},
  author={Ming Liu and Tuo Li and Zhi-jun Yu and Xiao-He Gao and Chun-Wei Zuo and Rong-Rong Wang and Ning-Xin Li and Hui Wang and Jing-ze Liu},
  journal={Experimental and Applied Acarology},
  year={2016},
  volume={69},
  pages={107-115}
}
The tick Haemaphysalis tibetensis Hoogstraal is found uniquely in the Qinghai-Tibet plateau of Tibet and Gansu of China. Not much is known of this tick. Therefore, in this study we investigated the life cycle of H. tibetensis under field conditions from March 2014 to March 2015 in Damxung County, north Lhasa City in Tibet (Autonomous Region in China). The results of the study demonstrated that the tick H. tibetensis requires an average of 177.8 days (range 129–202 days) to complete a life cycle… CONTINUE READING

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