Tick species (Acari: Ixodida) in Antalya City, Turkey: species diversity and seasonal activity

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Ticks (Acari: Ixodida) are an important group of ectoparasites of vertebrates. Most species are known vectors of diseases including Lyme disease, Q fever, and Crimean–Congo hemorrhagic fever. A 3-year research was conducted in Antalya, Turkey, to determine tick species composition, seasonal abundance, and spatial distribution. The study was carried out in… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00436-015-4462-7

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