Ixodes persulcatus


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Ix·o·des per·sul·ca·'tus

the taiga tick, a Eurasian species that is a vector for Russian spring-summer encephalitis and Lyme disease.

Ixodes

a genus of hard-bodied ticks in the family Ixodidae. Some species are vectors of disease.

Ixodes angustus
a dog tick.
Ixodes canisuga
a dog tick found also on foxes and occasionally other species in Europe.
Ixodes cookei
found on most species.
Ixodes cornuatus
found on dogs and other species in Australia; may cause paralysis.
Ixodes dammini
a three-host tick, important transmitter of Borrelia burgdorferi in the USA.
Ixodes hexagonus
the hedgehog tick, found also on dogs and other species in Europe.
Ixodes holocyclus
a tick of bandicoots in Australia; found also on other species. Transmits Coxiella burnetii and causes tick paralysis by a toxin secreted by its salivary glands. It also produces a cardiovascular component which causes intense vasoconstriction, high blood pressure and death.
Ixodes kingi
the rotund tick of dogs.
Ixodes loricatus
a very rare infestation in New World primates.
Ixodes muris
the mouse tick, found on dogs.
Ixodes ornithorhynchi
the platypus tick.
Ixodes pacificus
the California black-legged tick, found on most species.
Ixodes persulcatus
transmits Babesia spp.
Ixodes pilosus
bush, sour-veld or russet tick found on most species. Does not cause paralysis.
Ixodes ricinus
the castor-bean tick, found on many species of mammals and birds in Europe. Transmits Babesia divergens, B. bovis, Anaplasma, tick pyemia, Coxiella burnetii, several human encephalitides and also causes paralysis.
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Ixodes ricinus. By permission from Samour J, Avian Medicine, Mosby, 2000
Ixodes rubicundus
infests most species but not cat, horse or bird. Causes paralysis.
Ixodes rugosus
found on dogs.
Ixodes scapularis
shoulder or black-legged tick; found on most species. May transmit anaplasmosis and tularemia.
Ixodes sculptus
found on dogs.
Ixodes texanus
found on dogs.
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Ixodes persulcatus Sorex minutus 13% Sorex araneus 30% Apodemus uralensis 17% Myodes glareolus 40% Ixodes ricinus Apodemus uralensis 93% Myodes glareolus 7% Ixodes trianguliceps Sorex araneus 22% Sorex caecutiens 2% Sorex minutus 11% Apodemus agrarius 35% Apodemus uralensis 4% Myodes glareolus 26% Ixodes apronophorus Sorex minutus 9% Sorex araneus 11% Microtus arvalis 18% Apodemus agrarius 11% Myodes glareolus 51% Note: Table made from pie chart.
Borrelia miyamotoi infections among wild rodents show age and month independence and correlation with Ixodes persulcatus larval attachment in Hokkaido, Japan.
Genetic diversity of Babesia in Ixodes persulcatus and small mammals from North Ural and West Siberia, Russia.
European subtype tick-borne encephalitis virus in Ixodes persulcatus ticks.
Furthermore, Anaplasma phagocytophilum has been detected in Ixodes persulcatus and I.