Dermacentor

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Dermacentor

[′dər·mə‚sen·tər]
(invertebrate zoology)
A genus of ticks, important as vectors of disease.
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During necropsy, we collected 21 male Dermacentor reticulatus ticks, a species that had not previously been reported among wildlife in Denmark.
Our result is quite different from that reported by Zenner and Drevon (2003) in their studies on dogs of Ain and Haute-Savoie in the North East of Lyon who reported the presence of ticks following: Ixodes ricinus, Dermacentor reticulatus and Rhipicephalus sanguineus, with a very strong dominance of Ixodes ricinus.
canis canis, transmitted by Dermacentor reticulatus and showing a more variable pathogenicity.
Genetic evidence against a morphologically suggestive conspecificity of Dermacentor reticulatus and Dermacentor marginatus (Acari: Ixodidae).
Prevalence of tick-borne pathogens in Ixodes ricinus and Dermacentor reticulatus ticks from different geographical locations in Belarus.
Rickettsia slovaca and Rickettsia raoultii in Dermacentor marginatus and Dermacentor reticulatus ticks from Slovak Republic.