The Hard Ticks of the World

(Acari: Ixodida: Ixodidae)

Authors: Guglielmone, A.A., Robbins, R.G., Apanaskevich, D.A., Petney, T.N., Estrada-Peña, A., Horak, I.G.

  • A single-source reference to essential taxonomic and biological information for every species of hard tick in the world
  • A global overview of ixodid zoogeography and host associations
  • A compendium of current literature on ixodid tick taxonomy and biology, arranged by species​
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About this book

This book has been designed to summarize current, essential information for every one of the world’s 700+ hard tick species.  Under each species name, we will cite the original description, followed by information on type depositories, known stages, distribution (by zoogeographic region and ecoregion), hosts, and human infestation (if any).  Each species account will also include a list of salient references and, where necessary, remarks on systematic status.  We envision eight chapters: six devoted to the major ixodid tick genera (Amblyomma, Dermacentor, Haemaphysalis, Hyalomma, Ixodes, Rhipicephalus), one covering eight minor genera (including two that are fossil), and a concluding summary chapter.  There will be two tables on host associations and zoogeography in each major genus chapter, as well as five tables in the summary chapter, for a total of 17 tables.  No similar synopsis of the world’s hard tick species exists in any language.​

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • Individual Species Accounts

    Alberto A. Guglielmone, Richard G. Robbins, Dmitry A. Apanaskevich, et al.

    Pages 13-218

  • Individual Species Accounts

    Alberto A. Guglielmone, Richard G. Robbins, Dmitry A. Apanaskevich, et al.

    Pages 377-526

  • Individual Species Accounts

    Alberto A. Guglielmone, Richard G. Robbins, Dmitry A. Apanaskevich, Trevor N. Petney, Agustín Estrada-Peña, Ivan G. Horak

    Pages 609-645

  • The Genus Compluriscutula (Fossil)

    Alberto A. Guglielmone, Richard G. Robbins, Dmitry A. Apanaskevich, Trevor N. Petney, Agustín Estrada-Peña, Ivan G. Horak

    Pages 701-701

  • The Genus Cornupalpatum (Fossil)

    Alberto A. Guglielmone, Richard G. Robbins, Dmitry A. Apanaskevich, Trevor N. Petney, Agustín Estrada-Peña, Ivan G. Horak

    Pages 703-703

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eBook $219.00
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $279.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-94-007-7496-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $279.00
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  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
  • Due: November 4, 2016
  • ISBN 978-94-024-0653-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Hard Ticks of the World
Book Subtitle
(Acari: Ixodida: Ixodidae)
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-007-7497-1
DOI
10.1007/978-94-007-7497-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-007-7496-4
Softcover ISBN
978-94-024-0653-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 738
Number of Illustrations and Tables
2 illustrations in colour
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