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Table 2 Tick species, location and number of instars collected from dogs

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

  Number of instars
Species State Larvae Nymphs Males Females Instar total Number of hosts
Amblyomma triguttatum triguttatum WA 0 5 0 5 10 8
Bothriocroton sp. TAS 0 1 0 0 1 1
VIC 11 0 1 1 13 5
Haemaphysalis bancrofti NSW 0 2 0 2 4 3
QLD 0 0 0 1 1 1
Haemaphysalis longicornis NSW 0 127 0 61 188 35
QLD 2 23 0 0 25 4
Ixodes cornuatus TAS 0 7 0 6 13 11
VIC 0 2 0 0 2 2
Ixodes holocyclus NSW 0 39 78 373 490 193
QLD 0 47 4 226 277 205
TAS 0 0 0 2 2 2
WA 0 0 0 1 1 1
Ixodes myrmecobii WA 0 0 0 4 4 4
Ixodes tasmani NSW 0 0 0 1 1 1
QLD 0 0 0 4 4 2
TAS 16 4 6 57 83 49
VIC 0 0 0 2 2 2
Rhipicephalus australis QLD 0 1 0 0 1 1
Rhipicephalus sanguineus NSW 0 0 0 6 6 3
NT 31 240 927 858 2056 76
QLD 0 12 22 32 66 15
SA 5 55 231 119 410 15
WA 132 168 115 116 531 46
Total   197 733 1384 1877 4191 685a
  1. aThe total number of dogs sampled in this study was n = 643. The total number of host records presented in Table 2 (n = 685) is inflated due repeated measures that occurred in cases where more than one tick species was identified on a host