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Table 3 Mixed infestations of ticks found on red foxes

From: Mesocarnivores and macroparasites: altitude and land use predict the ticks occurring on red foxes (Vulpes vulpes)

Tick species present No. of foxes Percentagea
One tick species 139 87.3
I. hexagonus - I. ricinus 8 5.0
I. hexagonus - D. marginatus 6 3.8
I. ricinus - I. canisuga 3 1.9
I. ricinus - D. marginatus 1 0.6
I. hexagonus - I. ricinus - D. marginatus 1 0.6
Foxes without ticks 135 46.1
  1. aOnly foxes with ticks considered