Animalia > Arthropoda > Arachnida > Ixodida > Ixodidae > Dermacentor > Dermacentor nitens

Dermacentor nitens (Tropical horse tick)

Synonyms: Anocentor columbianus; Anocentor nitens; Otocentor nitens
Language: Portuguese; Spanish


Parasite of 
Odocoileus virginianus (white-tailed deer)[1]
Puma concolor (Cougar)[1]


Mexico, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Italy, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela, Virgin Islands (British), Virgin Islands (U.S.);



Attributes / relations provided by
1Nunn, C. L., and S. Altizer. 2005. The Global Mammal Parasite Database: An Online Resource for Infectious Disease Records in Wild Primates. Evolutionary Anthroplogy 14:1-2.
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