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Description of the immature stages of Ixodes (I.) sinaloa Khols and Clifford (Acarina: Ixodidae), from rodents in Mexico and Nicaragua

Keirans, J.E. and Jones, E.K.

1971 - Volume: 13 Issue: 3 pages: 471-475


Ixodides sinaloa parasites life cycle Mexico Nicaragua


The nymph and larva of Ixodes (I.) sinaloa are described. This species was previously recorded from 10 female specimens from Sinaloa and Nayarit States, Mexico. Recently, in addition to females, immature stages have been taken on rodents in Nicaragua and Jalisco State, Mexico. Known hosts and localities are: Liomys pictus escuinapae (Sinaloa State), Liomys pictus plantinarensis (Jalisco State), Oryzomys pahtstris mexicanus (Nayarit State), Liomys salvini vulcani, Oryzomys a. aljaro1:, Peromyscus mexicamts saxatilis and Reithrodontomys sumichrasti modestus (all Nicaragua).

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