Geographical distribution of Amblyomma cajennense (sensu lato) ticks (Parasitiformes: Ixodidae) in Brazil, with description of the nymph of A. cajennense (sensu stricto)

@article{Martins2016GeographicalDO,
  title={Geographical distribution of Amblyomma cajennense (sensu lato) ticks (Parasitiformes: Ixodidae) in Brazil, with description of the nymph of A. cajennense (sensu stricto)},
  author={Thiago Fernandes Martins and Am{\'a}lia Regina Mar Barbieri and Francisco Borges Costa and Fl{\'a}vio Aparecido Terassini and Lu{\'i}s Marcelo Aranha Camargo and Cassio Leonel Peterka and Richard de Campos Pacheco and Ricardo Augusto Dias and Pablo Henrique Nunes and Arlei Marcili and Alessandra Scofield and Artur Kanadani Campos and Maur{\'i}cio Cl{\'a}udio Horta and Aline Gil Alves Guilloux and Hector R. Benatti and Diego Garcia Ramirez and Darci Moraes Barros-Battesti and Marcelo B Labruna},
  journal={Parasites & Vectors},
  year={2016},
  volume={9},
  pages={1-14}
}
Until recently, Amblyomma cajennense (Fabricius, 1787) was considered to represent a single tick species in the New World. Recent studies have split this taxon into six species. While the A. cajennense species complex or A. cajennense (sensu lato) (s.l.) is currently represented by two species in Brazil, A. cajennense (sensu stricto) (s.s.) and Amblyomma sculptum Berlese, 1888, their geographical distribution is poorly known. The distribution of the A. cajennense (s.l.) in Brazil was determined… CONTINUE READING