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Table 1 Species of reptiles examined in the study area and their infestation rates (no. infested/no. examined)

From: Borrelia burgdorferi (sensu lato) in ectoparasites and reptiles in southern Italy

Family Species Site 1 Site 2 Site 3 Total no. infested
Lacertidae Podarcis muralis 0/1 17/17 17
Podarcis siculus 29/29 102/106 131
Lacerta bilineata 5/5 5
Gekkonidae Tarentola mauritanica 9/10 2/2 11
Iguanidae Iguana iguana 2/2 2
Teiidae Salvator merianae 0/1 0
Scnicidae Tiliqua sp. 0/1 0
Alligatoridae Paleosuchus palpebrosus 0/1 0
Caiman crocodilus 0/1 0
Boidae Boa constrictor 0/4 3/3 3
Eunectes murinus 1/1 1
Pythonidae Python molurus 0/1 0
Python regius 0/9 0/2 0
Morelia spilota 3/4 3
Colubridae Pituophis melanoleucus 0/3 0
Panterophis obsoletus 0/1 0
Panterophis guttatus 0/1 0/1 0
Elaphe quatuorlineata - 1/2 1
Natrix natrix 0/1 0
Hierophis carbonarius 0/1 0
Chelydridae Chelydra serpentina 0/1 0
Emydidae Trachemys scripta 0/2 0
Total   38/56 9/23 127/134 174