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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 94, No. 5, 1999, pp. 597-603
Bioline Code: oc99110
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 94, No. 5, 1999, pp. 597-603

 en Parasitism of Ixodes (Multidentatus) auritulus Neumann (Acari: Ixodidae) on Birds from the City of Curitiba, State of Paraná, Southern Brazil
Márcia Arzua & Darci Moraes Barros-Battesti

Abstract

The tick-bird relationship of 56 specimens of birds (Passeriformes and Columbiformes) collected in the city of Curitiba, State of Paraná, between 1990 and 1995, among which 102 specimens of Ixodes (Multidentatus) auritulus were found and analyzed. New host records were also produced including the first report of I. auritulus on a Columbiformes bird in Brazil.

Keywords
Ixodes auritulus - tick-bird relationship - new host birds - Paraná - Brazil

 
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