Diagnoses of and illustrated key to the species of Ixodes Latreille, 1795 (Acari: Ixodidae) from Brazil

@article{Onofrio2008DiagnosesOA,
  title={Diagnoses of and illustrated key to the species of Ixodes Latreille, 1795 (Acari: Ixodidae) from Brazil},
  author={Valeria C Onofrio and Darci Moraes Barros-Battesti and Marcelo Bahia Labruna and Jo{\~a}o Luiz Hor{\'a}cio Faccini},
  journal={Systematic Parasitology},
  year={2008},
  volume={72},
  pages={143-157}
}
The current Brazilian Ixodes fauna is composed of the following eight species: I. amarali Fonseca, 1935; I. aragaoi Fonseca, 1935; I. auritulus Neumann, 1904; I. fuscipes Koch, 1844; I. loricatus Neumann, 1899; I. luciae Sénevet, 1940; I. paranaensis Barros-Battesti, Arzua, Pichorim & Keirans, 2003; and I. schulzei Aragão & Fonseca, 1951. Further studies are needed to establish the taxonomic status of I. serrafreirei Amorim, Gazeta, Bossi & Linhares, 2003, a recently proposed species based… Expand

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