Korean J Parasitol.  1997 Mar;35(1):1-8. 10.3347/kjp.1997.35.1.1.

Redescription of Haemaphysalis flava and Ixodes tanuki collected from a raccoon dog in Korea

  • 1Department of Biology, College of Natural Sciences, Korea.


A total of 135 hard ticks consisting of 2 species of 2 genera, 117 Haemaphysalis flava and 18 Ixodes tanuki, were collected from a Korean raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides koreensis) caught at the Moaksan (Mt.). Chollabuk-do, Korea in March 1995. It is the first record that I. tanuki appears in the Korean fauna.

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