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Haemaphysalis leporispalustris (Rabbit fever tick; Rabbit tick)

Synonyms: Gonixodes rostralis; Haemaphysalis leporis proxima; Haemaphysalis leporis var. proxima; Haemaphysalis leporis-palustris; Haemaphysalis leporispalustris gonixodes; Haemaphysalis proxima; Ixodes leporis-palustris; Rhipistoma leporis
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Wikipedia Abstract

Haemaphysalis leporispalustris, the rabbit tick (occasionally known as the grouse tick), is a species of tick that is widely distributed in the Americas, stretching from Alaska to Argentina. H. leporispalustris is known to have one of the largest distributions for a tick originating in the New World. It is a three-host tick and a member of the family Ixodidae, commonly called the "hard ticks," and the genus Haemaphysalis.
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Parasite of 
Antilope cervicapra (blackbuck)[1]
Procyon lotor (Raccoon)[1]


Venezuela, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, United States;



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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