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Table 2 Numbers of collected ticks and prevalence of infestation of free-living ungulates in the Small Carpathian Mountains (southwestern Slovakia) (2011–2014)

From: Diverse tick-borne microorganisms identified in free-living ungulates in Slovakia

  Infested/examined (prevalence in %) Tick species and no. of ticks
Capreolus capreolus 10/14 (71.4) Ir: 618 L, 68 N, 3 F, 1 M
Hc: 57 L, 9 N
Cervus elaphus 5/8 (62.5) Ir: 55 L, 30 N, 8 F, 3 M
Dama dama 17/22 (77.3) Ir: 1422 L, 313 N, 103 F, 18 M
Hc: 183 L, 34 N
Dr: 1 L
Ovis musimon 5/9 (55.5) Ir: 11 L, 1 N, 4 F, 1 M
Hc: 1 L
Sus scrofa 2/39 (5.1) Ir: 1 N
Dr: 1 M
Total 39/92 (42.4) Ir: 2106 L, 413 N, 118 F, 23 M
Hc: 241 L, 43 N
Dr: 1L, 1 M
  1. Abbreviations: Ir, Ixodes ricinus; Hc, Haemaphysalis concinna; Dr, Dermacentor reticulatus; L, larva; N, nymph; F, female; M, male