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Table 2 Reported densities of adult Ixodes persulcatus ticks during their peak occurrence in Europe and Siberia

From: Questing abundance of adult taiga ticks Ixodes persulcatus and their Borrelia prevalence at the north-western part of their distribution

Site Lat Long Median Mean Range na kmb Habitat Years Reference
Bothnian Bay, Finland 65°00 25°00 6.5 10.0 5.0–36.0 8 0.8 Decid. forest 2019 This study
Eastern Finland 62°40 31°00 0.02d 0.0–1.1 96 235 Forest 2008–2009 Bugmyrin et al. [49]
Norrbotten, Sweden 65°44 23°46 0.7d 12.7d 0.0–75.3 7 2.1 Mixed forest 2015–2016 Jaenson & Wilhemsson [32]
Karelia, Russia 62°07 33°96 0.6c,d,e 0.9c,d,e 0.2–2.5 c,d,e 2 Forest 1982–1990 Bugmyrin et al. [11]
Karelia, Russia 62°07 33°96 3.5 c,d,e 4.0c,d,e 2.1–9.1c,d,e 9 2.5–18.9 Various 1995–2017 Bugmyrin et al. [11]
Karelia, Russia 61°50 33°12 2.4d 2.0d 1.1–2.6 3 138.2 Forest 2006–2010 Bugmyrin et al. [50]
Karelia, Russia 61°26 33°16 1.2d 1.3d 0.2–4.4 14 109.1 Forest 2006–2010 Bugmyrin et al. [50]
Karelia, Russia 62°12 33°50 0.7d 0.7d 0.0–1.9 10 119.0 Forest 2006–2010 Bugmyrin et al. [50]
Western Siberia, Russia 56°20 84°57 2.7c 3.8c 1.7–11.8c 1 c.8 Forest 2006–2013 Romanenko and Leonovich [31]
  1. aThe number of sampled sites
  2. bLength of the dragged distance in km
  3. cValues are calculated from yearly data
  4. dPeak was not distinguished with seasonal cloth dragging
  5. eValues were approximated from Fig. 1 in Bugmyrin et al. [11]
  6. Note: Mean and median number of adult Ixodes persulcatus ticks collected per 100 m2 during their peak occurrence in Northern Europe and Siberia