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Table 2 Cumulative counts, prevalence, number of males and females, and male:female ratio of ticks identified

From: First report of Theileria annulata in Nigeria: Findings from cattle ticks in Zamfara and Sokoto States

State Tick species Total Mean Prevalence % (95% confidence interval) Males Females Male: female ratio
Zamfara Hyalomma rufipes 183 76.2 (70.3–81.5) 135 48 2.8: 1
Hyalomma truncatum 18 7.5 (4.5–11.6) 16 2 8: 1
Hyalomma impeltatum 14 5.8 (3.2–9.6) 6 8 1: 1.3
Hyalomma impressum 9 3.7 (1.7–7.0) 8 1 8: 1
Amblyomma variegatum 7 2.9 (1.2–5.9) 7 0 7: 0
Hyalomma dromedarii 6 2.5 (0.9–5.3) 1 5 1: 5
Hyalomma marginatum 1 0.4 (0.0–2.3) 1 0 1: 0
Hyalomma turanicum 1 0.4 (0.0–2.3) 0 1 0: 1
Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) decoloratus 1 0.4 (0.0–2.3) 0 1 0: 1
Total   240   174 66 2.6: 1
Sokoto Hyalomma dromedarii 111 43.7 (37.5–50.0) 47 64 1: 1.4
Hyalomma impeltatum 93 36.6 (30.7–42.9) 29 64 1: 2.2
Hyalomma truncatum 27 10.6 (7.1–15.1) 7 20 1: 2.9
Hyalomma impressum 15 5.9 (3.3–9.5) 0 15 0: 15
Hyalomma rufipes 8 3.1 (1.4–6.1) 4 4 1: 1
Total   254   87 167 1: 1.9