Development, activity, and survival of hard ticks
are influenced greatly by temperature, humidity, and host availability within the tick microhabitat.
Both Dermacentor and Ixodes hard ticks
have a teardrop shape that tapers at the mouthparts.
(Ixodidae), species composition, seasonal dynamics and body site distribution on cattle in Chilga district, Northwest Ethiopia.
Most hard ticks
, being sensitive to desiccation, must practice water conservation and uptake.
Separation of female hard ticks
from the male: After genera identification of collected ticks, female adult ticks of each genus were separated by observing small area of scutum on the anterior dorsum of each tick (Urquhart et al.
Point prevalence of hard ticks
(Ixodids) infesting domestic ruminants of lower Punjab, Pakistan.
Revisited: Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato infections in hard ticks
(Ixodes ricinus) in the city of Hanover (Germany).
Systematics and biogeography of hard ticks
, a total evidence approach.
Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever: a molecular survey on hard ticks
(Ixodidae) in Yazd Province, Iran.
Tick paralysis (TP), a uniquely tickborne poisoning, is an ascending neuromuscular paralysis with sensory sparing caused by salivary neurotoxins secreted by gravid hard ticks
(Acari: Ixodidae) while blood-feeding.
A key to generic level for larvae of the most common hard ticks
Both hard and soft ticks are potential disease carriers, but hard ticks
are the main vectors in transmitting tick-borne diseases to man.