Carios capensis ( Neumann, 1901 ), Neumann, 1901

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

publication ID

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

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4605568

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/2D6C87CB-FFFF-2377-FF20-FD6FFC9FFBF1

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Carios capensis ( Neumann, 1901 )
status

 

Carios capensis ( Neumann, 1901)  

Host(s)

Seabirds: Pterodroma neglecta   , Pterodroma nigripennis   , Puffinus assimilis   , Phaethon rubricauda   , Morus serrator   , Stictocarbo punctatus punctatus   , Larus novaehollandiae scopulinus   , Anous stolidus pileatus   , Onychoprion fuscatus serratus   .

Land bird: Porzana tabuensis tabuensis   .

Distribution

World: Widespread on islands of the South Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans, and occasionally on the mainland between 40 ºN and 45 ºS. Extralimital records in the Northern Hemisphere have been considered doubtful.

New Zealand: Somes Island (Wellington Harbour), Cape Kidnappers, Raglan, West Coast, Banks Peninsula.

References: Neumann (1901); Dumbleton (1958, 1961); Amerson (1968); Ramsay (1968); Theiler (1971); Heath (1977, 2006 a, 2010 a); Bishop & Heath (1998); Gordon (2010).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Ixodida

Family

Argasidae

Genus

Carios