Ixodes sigelos, n. sp. (Acarina: Ixodidae), a parasite of rodents in Chile, with a method for preparing ticks for examination by scanning electron microscopy
1976 - Volume: 18 Issue: 2 pages: 217-225
KeywordsAcari Scanning electron microscopy Ixodes sigelos Chile new species
The female, nymph, and larva of Ixodes sigelos, n. sp., are described. A total of 7 ~ 3 N, and 8 L were collected from Santiago, Maule, and Malleco Provinces, Chile, on chinchilla rat (A brocoma bennetti), degus (Octodon degus), leaf-eared mouse (Phyllotis sp.), and rock rat (Aconaemys fitscits). A method of preparing ticks for study by scanning electron microscopy is described.
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