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Revista mexicana de biodiversidad

On-line version ISSN 2007-8706Print version ISSN 1870-3453


MONTIEL-PARRA, Griselda; FUENTES-MORENO, Helxine  and  VARGAS, Margarita. First record of Ixodes cookei (Acari: Ixodidae) in Mexico. Rev. Mex. Biodiv. [online]. 2007, vol.78, n.1, pp.205-206. ISSN 2007-8706.

The presence of Ixodes cookei Packard, 1869 is documented for the first time in Mexico, based on one male, 7 larvae and 15 nymphs collected in Veracruz and Nuevo Leon. Additionally, cacomixtle (Bassariscus astutus) is presented as a new host record.

Keywords : Ixodes cookei; Mexico; Bassariscus astutus.

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