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Table 3 Tick species, location and number of instars collected from cats

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
Haemaphysalis bancrofti NSW 0 0 0 1 1 1
Ixodes cornuatus TAS 0 0 0 1 1 1
Ixodes hirsti TAS 0 0 0 1 1 1
Ixodes holocyclus NSW 0 22 9 88 119 77
QLD 0 2 0 64 66 59
Ixodes myrmecobii WA 0 0 0 1 1 1
Ixodes tasmani TAS 23 8 0 7 38 11
VIC 0 1 0 0 1 1
Rhipicephalus sanguineus NSW 0 0 0 1 1 1
Total   23 33 9 164 229 153a
  1. aThe total number of cats sampled in this study was n = 152. The total number of host records presented in Table 3 (n = 153) is inflated due repeated measures that occurred in cases where more than one tick species was identified on a host