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Table 2 Species composition of ticks identified on stray dogs in the North of Taiwan with their respective Babesia vogeli infection

From: Molecular evidence for the transovarial passage of Babesia gibsoni in Haemaphysalis hystricis (Acari: Ixodidae) ticks from Taiwan: a novel vector for canine babesiosis

  Babesia vogeli-positive / No. of ticks tested (%)
  Male Female Nymph Larva Total
Haemaphysalis hystricis 0/57 (0) 0/223 (0) 0/77 (0) 0/68 (0) 0/435 (0)
Rhipicephalus sanguineus 3/127 (2.4) 9/343 (2.6) 0/17 (0) 13/95 (13.7) 21/582 (3.6)
Rhipicephalus haemaphysaloides 0/1 (0) 0/42 (0) 0/0 (0) 0/0 (0) 0/43 (0)
Amblyomma testudinarium 0/0 (0) 1/14 (0) 0/0 (0) 0/0 (0) 0/14 (0)
Ixodes ovatus 0/0 (0) 0/11 (0) 0/0 (0) 0/0 (0) 0/11 (0)