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Table 5. Tick species collected from horses, donkeys and mules in Iran

From: Parasitic diseases of equids in Iran (1931–2020): a literature review

Tick species Host References
Ixodes ricinus (Linnaeus, 1758) H [240]
D [238]
Haemaphysalis concinna (Koch, 1844) Not stated [234]
Haemaphysalis kopetdaghica (Kerbabaev, 1962) H [244]
Haemaphysalis punctata (Canestrini & Fanzago, 1878) H [97, 240, 243]
D [97, 238]
Rhipicephalus annulatus (Say, 1821) (also reported as Boophilus annulatus) H [234,235,236,237,238,240]
D [236]
Rhipicephalus bursa (Canestrini & Fanzago, 1878) H [96, 97, 237, 238, 241, 243]
D [97, 242]
Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Latreille, 1806) H [92, 236, 237, 241]
Dermacentor marginatus (Sulzer, 1776) H [240, 243]
D [242]
Hyalomma anatolicum (Koch, 1844) (also reported as Hyalomma anatolicum anatolicum) H [96, 97, 234,235,237, 240, 241, 243]
D [97, 236, 238, 242]
M [238]
Hyalomma asiaticum (Schulze & Schlottke, 1930) (also reported as Hyalomma asiaticum asiaticum) H [237, 238]
Hyalomma excavatum (Koch, 1844) (also reported as Hyalomma anatolicum excavatum) H [92, 96, 235]
Hyalomma detritum (Schulze, 1919) H [236]
D [236]
M [236]
Hyalomma dromedarii (Koch, 1844) H [236]
D [236]
Hyalomma impeltatum (Schulze & Schlottke, 1930) H [236]
D [236]
Hyalomma marginatum (Koch, 1844) (also reported as Hyalomma marginatum marginatum) H H: [96, 237, 238, 241]
D [242]
Hyalomma turanicum (Pomerantsev, 1946) (also reported as Hyalomma marginatum turanicum) H [96, 236]
D [236]
M [236]
  1. H horse, D donkey, M mule