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Table 4 Mean prevalence (Prev, %) and mean intensity (Int, n) of tick species found on foxes according to the altitudinal regions

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

Altitude region D. marginatus I. canisuga I. hexagonus I. ricinus
Prev Int Prev Int Prev Int Prev Int
Lowlands 14.5 3.4 9.2 6.1 36.0 13.8 17.1 1.7
Hilly 4.6 9.4 72.0 29.3 16.1 7.8
Mountain 15.8 10.3 27.8 1.6