Comments on controversial tick (Acari: Ixodida) species names and species described or resurrected from 2003 to 2008

  title={Comments on controversial tick (Acari: Ixodida) species names and species described or resurrected from 2003 to 2008},
  author={Alberto Alejandro Guglielmone and Richard George Robbins and Dmitry A. Apanaskevich and Trevor Neil Petney and Agust{\'i}n Estrada-Pe{\~n}a and Ivan G. Horak},
  journal={Experimental and Applied Acarology},
There are numerous discrepancies in recent published lists of the ticks of the world. Here we review the controversial names, presenting evidence for or against their validity and excluding some altogether. We also address spelling errors and present a list of 17 species described or resurrected during the years 2003–2008. We consider the following 35 tick species names to be invalid: Argas fischeri Audouin, 1826, Ornithodoros boliviensis Kohls and Clifford, 1964, Ornithodoros steini (Schulze… 
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