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TableĀ 2 Distribution of tick species per agroecological zone

From: A comprehensive survey of the prevalence and spatial distribution of ticks infesting cattle in different agro-ecological zones of Cameroon

Tick genus Tick species No. of ticks collected (%) Sex AEZ I AEZ II AEZ III AEZ IV AEZ V
Vegetation type
Dry savannah, steppes (%) Savannah, degraded forest (%) Savannah, degraded forest (%) Evergreen forest (%) Humid forest-savannah mosaic (%)
Female Male
Amblyomma A. variegatum 4210 (59.4) 1077 3133 499 (29.9) 2735 (96.5) 243 (43.1) 55 (34.8) 678 (36.3)
Rhipicephalus R. microplus 1112 (15.6) 1043 69 0 (0) 5 (0.2) 288 (51.1) 103 (65.2) 716 (38.3)
R. decoloratus 708 (10.0) 686 22 167 (10.0) 73 (2.6) 18 (3.2) 0 (0) 450 (24.1)
R. annulatus 28 (0.4) 13 15 9 (0.5) 0 (0) 2 (0.4) 0 (0) 17 (0.9)
R. sanguineus 19 (0.3) 9 10 5 (0.3) 4 (0.1) 5 (0.9) 0 (0) 5 (0.3)
Rhipicephalus spp. 33 (0.5) 15 18 11 (0.7) 13 (0.5) 8 (1.4) 0 (0) 1 (0.1)
Hyalomma H. rufipes 210 (3.0) 59 151 207 (12.4) 3 (0.1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
H. truncatum 768 (10.8) 250 518 766 (46.0) 1 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (0.1)
Hyalomma spp. 3 (0) 0 3 3 (0.2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Total 7091 (100) 3152 3939 1667 2834 564 158 1868