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Table 5 Ticks collected from different Corsican wild ungulates

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

Host (No. of infested animals) Tick species No. of specimens %
Wild boars (56) Dermacentor marginatus 262 88.2
Rhipicephalus sanguineus (s.l.) 20 6.7
Hyalomma marginatum 8 2.7
Rhipicephalus bursa 6 2.0
Ixodes ricinus 1 0.4
Total 297 100
Mouflons (24) Rhipicephalus bursa 127 90.7
Haemaphysalis punctata 7 5.0
Haemaphysalis sulcata 4 2.9
Rhipicephalus sanguineus (s.l.) 1 0.7
Dermacentor marginatus 1 0.7
Total 140 100
Deer (1) Ixodes ricinus 14 100