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Table 2 List of the tick species collected and identified from bare-nosed wombat (V. ursinus) hosts between January 2019 and January 2020

From: Morphological identification of ticks and molecular detection of tick-borne pathogens from bare-nosed wombats (Vombatus ursinus)

Tick species Common name No. collected Instar Locality
Bothriocroton auruginans Wombat tick 420 128 ♂, 141 ♀, 112 N, 39 L NSW: Coolagolite, Rock Flat, Yowrie, Bellmount Forest, Bilpin, Bemboka, Buxton, Primrose Valley, Courijah, Orangeville, Bungendore, Burra, Gelstone Park, Dalgety, Kangaroo Valley, Mowbray Park, Pheasant Nest, Picton, Quaama, The Oaks, Mount Hunter, The Rock, Wagga Wagga, Thirlmere, Wolgan Valley
Haemaphysalis bancrofti Wallaby tick 8 8 ♀, 2 N NSW: Coolagolite, Dalgety, Picton, Quaama
Haemaphysalis longicornis Bush tick 3 1 ♂, 2 ♀ NSW: Coolagolite
Ixodes tasmani Common marsupial tick 12 11 ♀, 1 N NSW: Dalgety. Tasmania: Cradle Mountain
Ixodes holocyclus Australian paralysis tick 4 4 ♀ NSW: Coolagolite, Quaama
  1. For abbreviations, see Table 1