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Occurrence of Amblyomma Sp. (Acari: Ixodidae) in Tropidurus Hispidus (Spix, 1825) (Squamata: Tropiduridae) in Parque Nacional Serra de Itabaiana, Sergipe, Brazil

Authors: Daniel Oliveira Santana, Francis Luiz Santos Caldas, Lucas Barbosa de Queiroga Cavalcanti, Fabíola Fonseca Almeida Gomes, Bruno Duarte da Silva, Rafael Alves dos Santos, Renato Gomes Faria

Lizards are often parasitized by Acari species (mites and ticks). In this study we report the occurrence of a specimen of tick (Amblyomma sp.) parasitizing a juvenile individual of Tropidurus hispidus (Spix, 1825) in Parque Nacional Serra de Itabaiana (PNSI) in the state of Sergipe, northeastern Brazil.

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