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Table 3 Pairwise genetic distances (in %) between mitochondrial 16S rDNA of reference sequences and Corsican specimens of the genus Rhipicephalus (C1, C2, and C3 sequences were compared with the whole database of Hekimoğlu et al. [10])

From: Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) infesting cattle and some other domestic and wild hosts on the French Mediterranean island of Corsica

Species (morphology) Sequence R. bursa C1 C2
Rhipicephalus bursa
Corsican Rhipicephalus sanguineus (s.l.) C1 (n = 8) 14.5 ± 2.1   
C2 (n = 1) 11.3 ± 1.9 6.6 ± 1.5  
Corsican Rhipicephalus bursa C3 (n = 3) 0.4 ± 0.2 13.8 ± 2.0 10.6 ± 1.8
Rhipicephalus sanguineus (s.l.) OTU8 14.4 ± 2.1 6.1 ± 1.5 6.0 ± 1.3
OTU5 16.6 ± 2.3 7.4 ± 1.4 6.7 ± 1.3
OTU9 16.4 ± 2.5 1.4 ± 0.3 8.6 ± 1.8
OTU1 14.4 ± 2.6 10.7 ± 2.1 9.3 ± 2.0
OTU6 17.3 ± 3.2 9.0 ± 2.1 8.5 ± 2.0
  OTU7 15.9 ± 2.6 8.5 ± 1.8 7.6 ± 1.7
  OTU4 12.2 ± 2.0 7.7 ± 1.6 0.4 ± 0.2