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Table 1 Records of altitudes at which the hard ticks Amblyomma aureolatum and Amblyomma ovale were collected in municipalities of Rio de Janeiro state from 2013 to 2017

From: Records and altitudinal assessment of Amblyomma aureolatum and Amblyomma ovale (Acari: Ixodidae) in the State of Rio de Janeiro, southeast Brazil

Host Amblyomma aureolatum Altitude range (m a.s.l.) Municipalities (total of ticks)
AA NN T
Dog
28 69 10 79 650–1073 Miguel Pereira (2), Nova Friburgo (27)a, Petrópolis (10), Itatiaia (13), Mangaratiba (5), Paraty (3), Cachoeira de Macacu (5)a, Rio Claro (3), Macaé (3) Teresopólis (3)a, Bom Jardim (4), Sumidouro (1)a
Human
6 17 0 17 764–1220 Teresópolis (5),Petrópolis (4), Paraty(2),
Nova Friburgo (2), Mauá(2),
Duque de Caxias (2)
Environment
2 3   3 862–956 Trajano de Moraes (2)a, Silva Jardim (1)a
Semi-total 89 10 99   
Host Amblyomma ovale Altitude Municipalities (total of ticks)
  AA NN T   
Dog      
23 86 3 89 98–890 Queimados (4), Saquarema (4), Rio de Janeiro (11), Resende (4), Itaguaí (3), Sumidouro (4)a, Angra dos Reis (2), Paraty (37), Cachoeiras de Macacu (5)a, Macaé (3), Nova Friburgo (6)a, Teresópolis (6)a
Human      
5 19 0 19 98–956 Paraty (10), Nova Iguaçu (2), Itaguaí (1),
      Rio Bonito (3), Silva Jardim (3)a
Environment      
4 15 0 15 560–900 Conceição de Macabu (5), Vassouras (5), Duque de Caxias (2), Trajano de Moraes (3)a
Semi-total 120 3 123   
Total 209 13 222   
  1. AA, Adults; NN, nymphs; T, AA + NN
  2. aConcurrent infestations