Haemaphysalis formosensis

Petney, Trevor N., Boulanger, Nathalie, Saijuntha, Weerachai, Chitimia-Dobler, Lidia, Pfeffer, Martin, Eamudomkarn, Chatanun, Andrews, Ross H., Ahamad, Mariana, Putthasorn, Noppadon, Muders, Senta V., Petney, David A. & Robbins, Richard G., 2019, Ticks (Argasidae, Ixodidae) and tick-borne diseases of continental Southeast Asia, Zootaxa 4558 (1), pp. 1-89: 25

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http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.4558.1.1

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Haemaphysalis formosensis


Haemaphysalis formosensis   Neumann, 1913

This is predominantly an East Asian species that has also been found in Vietnam and the Philippines ( Hoogstraal and Kim 1985; Teng and Jiang 1991; Kolonin 1995). A wide variety of hosts are known from the mammal families Bovidae   , Canidae   , Cervidae   , Herpestidae   , Hystricidae   , Leporidae   , Suidae   , Moschidae   , Muridae   , Tupaiidae   , Ursidae   and Vespertilionidae   , as well as the bird families Corvidae   , Phasianidae   , Scolopacidae   ( Ma et al. 2001; Guglielmone et al. 2014), and, in South Korea, migratory species in the family Turdidae ( Choi et al. 2014)   .

The female is illustrated in Yamaguti et al. (1971).