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Table 1 Ticks collected from horses in northeastern Oklahoma by species, stage, and month of collection

From: Equine attachment site preferences and seasonality of common North American ticks: Amblyomma americanum, Dermacentor albipictus, and Ixodes scapularis

Species Stage Total Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Amblyomma americanum F 794 0 0 34 186 255 190 81 45 1 0 2 0
M 906 0 2 31 289 304 198 56 24 0 2 0 0
N 266 0 0 1 20 68 57 5 41 73 1 0 0
L 170 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 154 9 2 2 0
Dermacentor albipictus F 52 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 28
M 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
N 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 3
L 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ixodes scapularis F 371 14 4 21 9 3 0 0 0 0 69 226 25
M 126 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 97 7
N 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
L 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Othera F 16 0 0 0 1 3 9 2 1 0 0 0 0
M 10 0 0 0 0 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 0
N 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
L 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total   2731 23 8 91 507 638 459 146 266 83 90 353 67
  1. F female, M male, N nymph, L larva
  2. aOther ticks collected from horses included A. maculatum and D. variabilis