Notes on Dermacentor ticks (V): taxonomic identity of D. (Amblyocentor) rhinocerinus permaculatus Neumann (Acari: Ixodidae)
1992 - Volume: 33 Issue: 3 pages: 261-263
KeywordsDermacentor rhinocerinus permaculatus morphology synonymies
Dermacentor ( Amblyocentor) rhinocerinus permaculatus Neumann is considered here as a junior synonym of the nominal subspecies, from the examination of 96 adult specimens. The existence of intermediate forms in the scuta! pattern between these two taxa is noted as well as other minor variations in the morphology of this species.
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