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On the occurrence of ectoparasite ticks on Trachylepis and Eumeces (Reptilia: Scincidae) in Iran

@inproceedings{Faizi2011OnTO,
  title={On the occurrence of ectoparasite ticks on Trachylepis and Eumeces (Reptilia: Scincidae) in Iran},
  author={H. Faizi and N. Rastegar-Pouyani and Reza Yarani},
  year={2011}
}
During field work on the lizards of the Iranian Plateau, it was noticed that some of the lizard specimens were infected by various species of ectoparasitic ticks. In this study the ecto- parasites of the scincid lizards of western Iranian Plateau (Zagros Mountains) with regards to their respective parasite loads, especially in Trachylepis aurata transcaucasica Chernov 1926, are dis- cussed and compared with the other taxa of the Scincidae, e.g., Eumeces schneideri princeps Eich- wald, 1839. A… Expand
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