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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 97, No. 8, 2002, pp. 1133-1136
Bioline Code: oc02247
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 97, No. 8, 2002, pp. 1133-1136

 en Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) on Wild Animals from the Porto-Primavera Hydroelectric Power Station Area, Brazil
Marcelo B Labruna; Cátia D de Paula; Thiago F Lima & Dênis A Sana

Abstract

From June 2000 to June 2001, a total of 741 ticks were collected from 51 free-living wild animals captured at the Porto-Primavera Hydroelectric power station area, located alongside an approximately 180 km course of the Paraná river, between the states of São Paulo and Mato Grosso do Sul, comprising 9 species of 3 genera: Ambly-omma (7 species), Boophilus check for this species in other resources (1) and Anocentor check for this species in other resources (1). A total of 421 immature Amblyomma check for this species in other resources ticks were reared in laboratory until the adult stage, allowing identification of the species. A. cajennense was the most frequent tick species (mostly immature stages) collected on 9 host species: Myrmecophaga tridactyla check for this species in other resources , Tamandua tetradactyla check for this species in other resources , Cerdocyon thous check for this species in other resources , Puma concolor check for this species in other resources , Tayassu tajacu check for this species in other resources , Mazama gouazoubira check for this species in other resources , Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris check for this species in other resources , Alouatta caraya check for this species in other resources , Cebus apella check for this species in other resources . Other tick species were less common, generally restricted to certain host taxa.

Keywords
ticks - wildlife - Amblyomma check for this species in other resources - Boophilus check for this species in other resources - Anocentor check for this species in other resources - Brazil

 
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