Ixodes amersoni Kohls, 1966,

Heath, Allen C. G., Palma, Ricardo L., Cane, Rachel P. & Hardwick, Scott, 2011, Checklist of New Zealand ticks (Acari: Ixodidae, Argasidae), Zootaxa 2995, pp. 55-63: 58-59

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.203775

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4605574

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/2D6C87CB-FFFF-2370-FF20-F8A7FAD9FEC3

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Ixodes amersoni Kohls, 1966
status

 

Ixodes amersoni Kohls, 1966 

Host(s)

Seabird: Pterodroma lessonii  .

Distribution

World: Phoenix Island, Enderbury Island, Phoenix Islands group, Pacific Ocean.

New Zealand: Curtis Island, Kermadec Islands.

References: Kohls (1966); Amerson (1968); Heath (2010 a).

Note: Other recorded hosts for this tick are the white tern ( Gygis alba  ) and the red-footed booby ( Sula sula  ). The record from the blue-grey noddy ( Procelsterna cerulea albivitta  ) in Heath (2010 a: 13, 16) is erroneous.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Ixodida

Family

Ixodidae

Genus

Ixodes