Mutation scanning-based identification of larval and nymphal ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) from Richardson's ground squirrels (Spermophilus richardsonii).

TitleMutation scanning-based identification of larval and nymphal ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) from Richardson's ground squirrels (Spermophilus richardsonii).
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsAnstead, C, Wallace, SB, Chilton, NB
JournalMolecular and Cellular Probes
Volume28
Issue1
Date Published02/2014
KeywordsCanada, indentification, ixodidae, Saskatchwan, ticks
Abstract

The objective of this study was to identify the tick species parasitizing Richardson's ground squirrels (Spermophilus richardsonii) in southern Saskatchewan (Canada).

URLhttp://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0890850813000522
DOI10.1016/j.mcp.2013.09.004