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Table 2 Abundances of different life stages of the Ornithodoros sp. collected in this study

From: Ornithodoros (Pavlovskyella) ticks associated with a Rickettsia sp. in Pakistan

Districts Collection sites Larvae (%) Nymphs (%) Males (%) Females (%) Total (%)
Shangla Bar Showar 3 (0.13) 230 (9.87) 145 (6.22) 89 (3.81) 467 (20.04)
  Jaba 8 (0.35) 33 (1.41) 46 (1.97) 28 (1.20) 115 (4.93)
  Faiza 12 (0.51) 90 (3.86) 88 (3.77) 55 (2.36) 245 (10.51)
  Alagram 8 (0.34) 27 (1.15) 39 (1.67) 21 (0.90) 95 (4.07)
  Towa 14 (0.60) 161 (6.90) 151 (6.48) 198 (8.49) 524 (22.48)
  Makra 9 (0.38) 142 (6.09) 116 (4.97) 66 (2.83) 333 (14.29)
  Kas 6 (0.25) 22 (0.94) 33 (1.41) 15 (0.64) 76 (3.26)
  Total 60 (2.57) 705 (30.25) 618 (26.52) 472 (20.25) 1855 (79.61)
Bajaur Nawagai 10 (0.42) 12 (0.51) 5 (0.21) 9 (0.38) 36 (1.54)
  Khar 18 (0.80) 14 (0.60) 10 (0.42) 12 (0.51) 54 (2.31)
  Wara Mamund 9 (0.38) 9 (0.38) 4 (0.17) 3 (0.12) 25 (1.07)
  Loi Mamund 8 (0.34) 20 (0.85) 14 (0.60) 17 (0.72) 59 (2.53)
  Total 45 (1.93) 55 (2.36) 33 (1.41) 41 (1.75) 174 (7.46)
Lower Dir Ben Shahi 11 (0.47) 6 (0.25) 4 (0.17) 7 (0.30) 28 (1.20)
  Samar Bagh 15 (0.64) 13 (0.55) 10 (0.42) 10 (0.42) 48 (2.06)
  Balambat 2 (0.08) 12 (0.51) 8 (0.34) 12 (0.51) 34 (1.45)
  Total 28 (1.20) 31 (1.33) 22 (0.94) 29 (1.24) 110 (4.72)
Upper Dir Dir 21 (0.91) 10 (0.42) 7 (0.30) 4 (0.17) 42 (1.80)
  Barawal 16 (0.68) 6 (0.25) 2 (0.08) 5 (0.21) 29 (1.24)
  Sheringal 6 (0.25) 22 (0.94) 11 (0.47) 16 (0.68) 55 (2.36)
  Total 43 (1.84) 38 (1.63) 20 (0.85) 25 (1.07) 126 (5.40)
Orakzai Orakzai 3 (0.12) 21 (0.90) 18 (0.77) 23 (0.98) 65 (2.78)
  Total 3 (0.12) 21 (0.90) 18 (0.77) 23 (0.98) 65 (2.78)
Overall total   179 (07.70) 850 (36.48) 711 (30.51) 590 (25.32) 2330 (100)