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Ixodes (Ixodes) Himalayensis Dhanda and Kulkarni, 1969 (Ixodoidea: Ixodidae) Description of Male

Author Affiliations

  • 1 National Institute of Virology, 20-A, Dr. Ambedkar Road, Pune-411001, Maharashtra, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Biological Sci., Volume 2, Issue (10), Pages 85-87, October,10 (2013)


Ixodes himalayensis Dhanda and Kulkarni 1969 is a rare tick species recorded from Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh states of India. The species is related to Ixodes kashmiricus. The present paper gives a detailed description of male.


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