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Table 4 Seasonal relative abundance of the different tick species infesting horses in Israel. Bold represents peak season of each species

From: Species distribution and seasonal dynamics of equine tick infestation in two Mediterranean climate niches in Israel

  Summer Autumn Winter Spring
Haemaphysalis parva 0 0.94 0.01 0.05
Hyalomma excavatum 0.24 0.11 0.04 0.61
Hyalomma marginatum 0.32 0.01 0.08 0.58
Hyalomma rufipes 0.8 0.2 0 0
Hyalomma turanicum 0.71 0.14 0 0.14
Rhipicephalus annulatus 0.72 0.26 0 0.02
Rhipicephalus bursa 0 0 0 1
Rhipicephalus turanicus 0.01 0.00 0.01 0.98
Total 0.23 0.20 0.04 0.53