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Table 1 Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) previously recorded on dogs (Canis lupus familiaris), cats (Felis catus), and horses (Equus ferus caballus) in Australia

From: A survey of ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) of companion animals in Australia

  Host species  
Tick species Canis lupus familiaris Felis catus Equus ferus caballus References
Amblyomma moreliae [46]
Amblyomma triguttatum ornatissimum [47]
Amblyomma triguttatum queenslandense [47]
Amblyomma triguttatum triguttatum [4749]
Bothriocroton auruginans [46]
Bothriocroton fimbriatum [46]
Bothriocroton hydrosauri a [14]
Haemaphysalis bancrofti [50, 51]
Haemaphysalis bremneri [50]
Haemaphysalis longicornis b [14]
Haemaphysalis novaeguineae [50]
Ixodes australiensis [52]
Ixodes cornuatus [52]
Ixodes fecialis [52]
Ixodes hirsti [52]
Ixodes holocyclus [52]
Ixodes myrmecobii [14]
Ixodes tasmani [52, 53]
Rhipicephalus australis b [45, 54]
Rhipicephalus sanguineus b [54]
  1. aMay be attributable to Bothriocroton tachyglossi [40, 88]
  2. bIntroduced species. All other species are native to Australia