Ixodes kerguelenensis André and Colas-Belcour, 1942, Andre and Colas-Belcour, 1942

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: 38

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.4576372

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/C04787D4-FFCC-FFE7-FF07-FB0D6623CDA6

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Ixodes kerguelenensis André and Colas-Belcour, 1942
status

 

115. Ixodes kerguelenensis André and Colas-Belcour, 1942   .

An Australasian species also known from islands in the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans, all of whose parasitic stages have been found on Procellariiformes   : Procellariidae   , and Sphenisciformes   : Spheniscidae   ; adults and nymphs have been collected from Procellariiformes   : Diomedeidae   . There are no records of Ixodes kerguelenensis   causing human parasitism.

M: André and Colas-Belcour (1942), under the name Ixodes canisuga kerguelenensis   , and given its current status in Zumpt (1952)

F: Arthur (1960c), under the name Ixodes pterodromae   , a synonym of Ixodes kerguelenensis  

N: Roberts (1960), under the name Ixodes pterodromae  

L: Wilson (1970)

Redescriptions

M: Arthur (1960d), Roberts (1964b, 1970, under the name Ixodes pterodromae   ), Wilson (1970)

F: Roberts (1960, 1970), under the name Ixodes pterodromae, Wilson (1970)  

N: Roberts (1970), under the name Ixodes pterodromae, Wilson (1970)  

L: none

Note: Ixodes kerguelenensis   is difficult to identify, with the result that this species has been confused with Ixodes auritulus   and Ixodes percavatus   , as discussed in Wilson (1970).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Ixodida

Family

Ixodidae

Genus

Ixodes