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Table 1 Tick species found in Belgium per collection

From: Spatial disaggregation of tick occurrence and ecology at a local scale as a preliminary step for spatial surveillance of tick-borne diseases: general framework and health implications in Belgium

  Species Number of species Number of ticks Number of records
  Ixodes ricinus (1801/395)    
  Ixodes hexagonus (634/164)    
  Dermacentor reticulatus (18/5)    
Collection BAYER Rhipicephalus sanguineus (6/5) 4 2264 577
  Ixodes ricinus (868/271)    
  Dermacentor reticulatus (297/10)    
Collection GREY DATA Ixodes lividus (5/1) 3 1170 282
  Ixodes ricinus (43150/175)    
  Ixodes lividus (7/2)    
  Ixodes hexagonus (792/33)    
  Rhipicephalus sanguineus (97/13)    
  Argas reflexus (17/7)    
  Argas vespertilionis (9/3)    
  Hyalomma aegyptium (26/4)    
  Ixodes acuminatus (1/1)    
  Ixodes arboricola (190/3)    
  Ixodes canisuga (2/1)    
  Ixodes frontalis (7/4)    
  Ixodes trianguliceps (9/8)    
Collection LITERATURE Ixodes vespertilionis (29/11) 13 44,655 273
  Ixodes ricinus (5819/192)    
  Ixodes hexagonus (1/1)    
Collection VANIMPE Rhipicephalus sanguineus (1/1) 3 5821 194
  Ixodes ricinus (2232/87)    
Collection WILDSCREEN Dermacentor reticulatus (159/11) 2 2391 98
  Ixodes ricinus (4000/8)    
  Dermacentor reticulatus (66/66)    
Collection ITG Ixodes frontalis (2/2) 3 4068 76
Collection RLVBD Ixodes ricinus (22435/45) 1 22,435 45
  Ixodes ricinus (2670/5)    
  Ixodes hexagonus (1/1)    
  Ixodes arboricola (2790/12)    
Collection UA Ixodes lividus (18/2) 4 5571 29
Collection ARSIA Ixodes ricinus (600/17) 1 600 17
  Ixodes ricinus (6/4)    
  Ixodes hexagonus (4/2)    
  Dermacentor reticulatus (2/1)    
  Argas vespertilionis (5/1)    
  Dermacentor reticulatus (2/1)    
  Ixodes canisuga (1/1)    
  Ixodes frontalis (1/1)    
  Ixodes trianguliceps (1/1)    
Collection IRSNB Ixodes vespertilionis (18/4) 9 38 15
Collection DGZ Ixodes ricinus (11/11) 1 11 11
Collection GLAXOSMITHKLINE Ixodes ricinus (167/3) 1 167 3
  Ixodes ricinus (1/1)    
Collection MARTIN Dermacentor reticulatus (1/1) 2 2 2
Collection UGENT Argas reflexus (1/1) 1 1 1
TOTAL   14 89289 1624
  1. Species collected (number of ticks per species / number of location records per species), number of species, number of ticks and number of location recorded per collection. When the number of collected ticks is unknown the value is set to 1. (Details in Additional file 1).