Records ofIxodes vespertilionis, I. simplex andArgas vespertilionis (Ixodoidea: Ixodidae, Argasidae) from German bats (Chiroptera)

@article{Walter2004RecordsOV,
  title={Records ofIxodes vespertilionis, I. simplex andArgas vespertilionis (Ixodoidea: Ixodidae, Argasidae) from German bats (Chiroptera)},
  author={Gottfried Walter and Dieter Kock},
  journal={Zeitschrift f{\"u}r Parasitenkunde},
  year={2004},
  volume={71},
  pages={107-111}
}
An investigation of the tick fauna of bats in the Federal Republic of Germany revealed three species:Ixodes vespertilionis, I. simplex andArgas vespertilionis. I. simplex was recorded for the first time in Germany. The occurrence ofI. vespertilionis andI. simplex in Germany is compared with the distribution of their host species.