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Fig. 1

From: Dermacentor reticulatus: a vector on the rise

Fig. 1

Most important morphological characters of female Dermacentor reticulatus. a Dorsal capitulum. b Ventral coxa. c Dorsal body. d Genital aperture. 1, Porose areas shape is a broad oval (nearly circular). 2, Palp articles 2 posterior spur is present on the dorsal surface. 3, Coxae 1 gap between external and internal spurs is narrow (also the external spur is as long as the internal spur). 4, Genital aperture posterior lips have a broad U shape (this shape is truncated posteriorly). Original drawings by Alan R. Walker [13]

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