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Table 4 Ticks collected from other domestic animals

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

Host species (No. of infested animals) Tick species No. of specimens %
Goats (258) Rhipicephalus bursa 334 99.7
Haemaphysalis punctata 1 0.3
Total 335 100
Sheep (51) Rhipicephalus bursa 53 91.4
Hyalomma marginatum 4 6.9
Rhipicephalus sanguineus (s.l.) 1 1.7
Total 58 100
Horses (29) Hyalomma marginatum 140 77.7
Rhipicephalus bursa 38 21.1
Dermacentor marginatus 1 0.6
Rhipicephalus sanguineus (s.l.) 1 0.6
Total 180 100
Domestic carnivores
 Dogs (31) Rhipicephalus sanguineus (s.l.) 157 97.0
Hyalomma marginatum 1 0.6
 Cats (4) Ixodes ricinus 1 0.6
Rhipicephalus sanguineus (s.l.) 3 1.8
  Total 162 100