Dermacentor steini (Schulze, 1933)

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: 20

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:71232906-9C90-4A6E-B893-83AC1574C8CA

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4541917

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03DD87C4-FFCB-FFE4-1EFC-D8D1FC70F962

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Dermacentor steini (Schulze, 1933)
status

 

Dermacentor steini (Schulze, 1933)  

This is a rainforest species found in the Australasian and Oriental Regions (Guglielmone et al. 2014). Adults parasitize wild pigs (Sus spp.), with occasional records from humans, rodents, carnivores, pangolin, porcupine, tapir, mouse deer, buffalo, snakes and varanid lizards (Wassef and Hoogstraal 1988). Dermacentor steini   occurs in Lao PDR, peninsular Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam (Hoogstraal and Wassef 1988; Kolonin 1992; Vongphayloth et al. 2018b).

The male and female are described in Wassef and Hoogstraal (1986b).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Ixodida

Family

Ixodidae

Genus

Dermacentor