Haemaphysalis formosensis

Petney, Trevor N., Boulanger, Nathalie, Saijuntha, Weerachai, Chitimia-Dobler, Lidia, Pfeffer, Martin, Eamudomkarn, Chatanun, An, 2019, Ticks (Argasidae, Ixodidae) and tick-borne diseases of continental Southeast Asia, Zootaxa 4558 (1), pp. 1-89: 25

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03DD87C4-FFC0-FFEF-1EFC-DCA2FD57FD2F

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Plazi

scientific name

Haemaphysalis formosensis
status

 

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).