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Table 3 Overview of ticks collected at the different collection sites

From: Prevalence of tick-borne pathogens in questing Ixodes ricinus ticks in urban and suburban areas of Switzerland

Collection sites

Number of I. ricinus ticks collecteda

Non-I. ricinus

City

Name

Description

Total

Larvae

Nymphs

Adult males

Adult females

Basel

Friedhof Hörnli

Cemetery

246

1

230

6

9

Basel

Margrethenpark

Urban park

83

66

10

7

Bern

Allmend

Urban park

123

9

53

61

Bern

Gaswerkareal

Urban park

Bern

Monbijoupark

Urban park

Chur

Schwimmbad obere Au

Open air swimming pool

Chur

Spielplatz Böschengut

Urban park

Geneva

Bois de la Bâtie

Urban forest

Geneva

Bois des frères

Suburban forest

135

1

98

18

18

Geneva

Parc des Croppettes

Urban park

2

2

Lausanne

Parc de la Gottéttaz

Urban forest

Lausanne

Parc de l’Hermitage

Urban park

103

1

42

32

28

Lugano

Gentilino Pambio

Urban forest

Lugano

Parco San Michele

Urban park

1

1

Lugano

Parco Del Tassino

Urban park

Lugano

Via degli Abeti

Urban forest

Luzern

Allmend

Urban park

2

2

Luzern

Friedhof Friedental

Cemetery

Luzern

Tribschenhorn

Urban park, lake side

Murten

Lindensaal

Urban park

Murten

Stadtgraben

Urban park

Neuchâtel

Jardin du Prince

Urban forest

49

1

44

4

1 I. hexagonus female

Neuchâtel

Les Cadolles

Suburban forest

115

115

Sion

Place de la Planta

Urban park

Sion

Place du Scex

Urban park

Sion

Vissigen

River side

1

1

St. Gallen

Bildweiher

Urban park

1

1

St. Gallen

Turnhalle Hodlerstrasse

Urban park

Winterthur

Heiligberg

Urban park

3

1

1

1

Winterthur

Lindengut

Urban park

Winterthur

Rychenbergpark

Urban park

Zürich

Chüeweid, site B-1

Urban park

Zürich

Chüeweid, site B-2

Urban park

Zürich

Chüeweid, site B-3

Urban park

Zürich

Friedhof Sihlfeld, sector C

Cemetery

Zürich

Friedhof Sihlfeld, sector E

Cemetery

2

2

Zürich

Limmatufer

River side

Zürich

Rieterpark

Urban park

Zürich

Schärrenwiese, site C-1

Urban park

Zürich

Schärrenwiese, site C-2

Urban park

Zürich

Schärrenwiese, site C-3

Urban park

Zürich

Staudenweg

Suburban forest

5

3

1

1

Zürich

Waldrand Waid, Chäferberg

Suburban forest

47

1

38

6

2

Zürich

Waidberg Wald

Suburban forest

143

60

74

7

2

Zürich

Witikon

Suburban forest

17

1

15

1

  1. aCollection was done in June 2016 at all collection sites except for Waldrand Waid, Chäferberg and Waidberg Wald