Multi-source analysis reveals latitudinal and altitudinal shifts in range of Ixodes ricinus at its northern distribution limit

  title={Multi-source analysis reveals latitudinal and altitudinal shifts in range of Ixodes ricinus at its northern distribution limit},
  author={Solveig Jore and Hildegunn Viljugrein and Merete Hofshagen and Hege C. Brun-Hansen and Anja Br{\aa}then Kristoffersen and Karin Nyg{\aa}rd and Edgar Brun and Preben Ottesen and Bente Kristin S{\ae}vik and Bj\ornar Ytrehus},
  booktitle={Parasites & Vectors},
There is increasing evidence for a latitudinal and altitudinal shift in the distribution range of Ixodes ricinus. The reported incidence of tick-borne disease in humans is on the rise in many European countries and has raised political concern and attracted media attention. It is disputed which factors are responsible for these trends, though many ascribe shifts in distribution range to climate changes. Any possible climate effect would be most easily noticeable close to the tick's geographical… CONTINUE READING
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