Ticks Of The Southern Cone Of America: Diagnosis, Distribution, And Hosts With Taxonomy, Ecology And Sanitary Importance: Diagnosis, Distr by Santiago NavaTicks Of The Southern Cone Of America: Diagnosis, Distribution, And Hosts With Taxonomy, Ecology And Sanitary Importance: Diagnosis, Distr by Santiago Nava

Ticks Of The Southern Cone Of America: Diagnosis, Distribution, And Hosts With Taxonomy, Ecology…

bySantiago Nava, Jose M. Venzal, Daniel González Acu

Paperback | February 10, 2017

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Ticks of the Southern Cone of America: Diagnosis, Distribution and Hosts with Taxonomy, Ecology and Sanitary Importancefocuses on the tick species prevalent in The Southern Cone of America, including their distribution, biology, associated pathogens, their effects on the host, and control methods.

Based on review of the literature from more than five decades, 62 species of both hard and soft tick have been discovered on the Southern Cone of America. Tick genera observed and recorded include Amblyomma, Dermacentor, Haemaphysalis, Ixodes, and Rhipicephalus.



  • Presents a comprehensive discussion that can be used to study identification and biology of tick species on hosts endemic to Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay)
  • Provides pictorial keys that can be used to further identify species
  • Facilitates prevention and control of tick-borne diseases in tropical region
  • Helps in the diagnoses of tick borne diseases
Dr Nava is a young Argentinean researcher whose interest is focused on systematics, ecology and control of ticks, and epidemiology of tick-borne pathogens. Within this subject area he coordinates different projects on ticks with medical and veterinary importance. The principal contribution of Dr. Nava has been in the study of Neotropic...
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Title:Ticks Of The Southern Cone Of America: Diagnosis, Distribution, And Hosts With Taxonomy, Ecology…Format:PaperbackDimensions:372 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:February 10, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128110759

ISBN - 13:9780128110751

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Table of Contents

1. Tick Classification, External Tick Anatomy with a Glossary, and Biological Cycles 2. Genera and Species of Ixodidae 3. Genera and Species of Argasidae 4. Morphological Keys for Genera and Species of Ixodidae and Argasidae