Dermacentor variabilis ( Say, 1821 ),

Guglielmone, Alberto A., Petney, Trevor N. & Robbins, Richard G., 2020, Ixodidae (Acari: Ixodoidea): descriptions and redescriptions of all known species from 1758 to December 31, 2019, Zootaxa 4871 (1), pp. 1-322: 147

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4871.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:C21A719F-9A6B-4227-8386-1AFA22620614

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4583344

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/C04787D4-FF7B-FF50-FF07-FB69678CCC36

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Dermacentor variabilis ( Say, 1821 )
status

 

41. Dermacentor variabilis ( Say, 1821)  .

A Nearctic species, but with a few records from the Neotropical Region, whose adults are usually found on Artiodactyla  (several families), Carnivora  (several families), and Perissodactyla  : Equidae  ; nymphs and larvae are commonly recovered from Rodentia  (several families). All parasitic stages have also been collected from Mammalia  (several orders) and less often from Galliformes  : Phasianidae  ; immature stages have been found on Caprimulgiformes: Apodidae  , Passeriformes  (several families), and Squamata  : Agamidae  . Dermacentor variabilis  is a very frequent parasite of humans.

M: Say (1821), under the name Ixodes variabilis  and given its current status in Banks (1907)

F: Koch (1844a), under the name Dermacentor electus  , a synonym of Dermacentor variabilis 

N: Hooker et al. (1912)

L: Hooker et al. (1912)

Redescriptions

M: Banks (1908), Hooker et al. (1912), Cooley (1938), Brinton et al. (1965), Arthur (1960a), Furman and Loomis (1984), Yunker et al. (1986), Lindquist et al. (2016)

F: Banks (1908), Hooker et al. (1912), Cooley (1938), Brinton et al. (1965), Arthur (1960a), Furman and Loomis (1984), Yunker et al. (1986), Lindquist et al. (2016)

N: Cooley (1938), Brinton et al. (1965), Arthur (1960a), Furman and Loomis (1984), Lindquist et al. (2016), Dubie et al. (2017)

L: Cooley (1938), Clifford et al. (1961), Brinton et al. (1965), Arthur (1960a), Furman and Loomis (1984), Coley (2015), Lindquist et al. (2016), Dubie et al. (2017)

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Ixodida

Family

Ixodidae

Genus

Dermacentor