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Hyalomma m. marginatum

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Ixodes ventalloi

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Nymph, engorged, 2.44 mm


Dorsal view


Ventral view


Ventral view showing the internal and external spurs on coxa-1
(solid arrows) and the auriculae sharply pointed (hollow arrows).
These are the main identifying features according to Hillyard 1996.
These features are not easy to see!
Ref. "Ticks of North-West Europe", Paul D. Hillyard, 1996
Field Studies Council ISBN 1 85153 257 9




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