Immature Ixodes dammini (acari: Ixodidae) on small animals in Connecticut, USA.

  title={Immature Ixodes dammini (acari: Ixodidae) on small animals in Connecticut, USA.},
  author={A. Main and A. Carey and M. Carey and R. H. Goodwin},
  journal={Journal of medical entomology},
  volume={19 6},
  • A. Main, A. Carey, +1 author R. H. Goodwin
  • Published 1982
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of medical entomology
  • More than 10,000 Ixodes dammini ticks, a species associated with human babesiosis and Lyme disease, were collected from 1800 birds (6 species) and mammals (22 species) in 4 plant communities at the Burnham Brook Preserve, East Haddam, Connecticut, USA, during 1979 and 1980. Peromyscus leucopus, Clethrionomys gapperi, Blarina brevicauda, Sciurus carolinensis, Procyon lotor, Tamias striatus , and Napaeozapus insignis were the most commonly collected species and constituted 95% of the small… CONTINUE READING
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