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  • Arthur, DR (1963) British ticks. London, Butterworths. 213 pp.
  • Baker, AS (1999) Mites and ticks of domestic animals. An identification guide and information source. London, The Stationery Office. 240 pp.
  • Camicas,J.-L., Hervy, J.-P., Adam, F. & Morel, P.C. 1998. The Ticks of the World (Acarida, Ixodida). Nomenclature, Described stages, Hosts, Distribution. The Ticks of the World (Acarida, Ixodida). Nomenclature, Described stages, Hosts, Distribution.
  • Donze, G.; McMahon, C.; Guerin, P. M. 2004. Rumen metabolites serve ticks to exploit large mammals. Journal of Experimental Biology. 207(24): 4283-4289.
  • Gray, JS, Kahl, O, Lane, RS & Stanek, G (2002) Lyme borreliosis: biology, epidemiology and control. Wallingford & New York, CABI Publishing. 347 pp.
    Hillyard, PD (1996) Ticks of North-West Europe. Shrewsbury, Field Studies Council. 178 pp.
  • Guglielmone, AA, Robbins, RG, Apanaskevich, D.A. et al. (2010) The Argasidae, Ixodidae and Nuttalliellidae (Acari: Ixodida) of the world: a list of valid species names. Zootaxa, 2528, 1--28.
  • Hubbard, MJ, Baker, AS & Cann, KJ (1998) Distribution of Borrelia burgdorferi s.l. spirochaete DNA in British ticks (Argasidae and Ixodidae) since the 19th Century, assessed by PCR. Medical & Veterinary Entomology, 12, 89--97.
  • Hudson, P, Gould, E, Laurenson, K, Gaunt, M, Reid, H, Jones, L, Norman, R, MacGuire, K & Newborn, D (1997) The epidemiology of louping-ill, a tick borne infection of red grouse (Lagopus lagopus scoticus). Parassitologia (Rome), 39(4), 319--323.
  • Ixodes ricinus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • JONGEJAN, F., & UILENBERG G. (2004). The global importance of ticks. Parasitology. 129(07), S3.
  • Kelly, TC, Sleeman, DP, Fennessy, GJ, Dillon, A, Walton, GA & Gray, J (2001) The mammal ticks (Acari: Ixodoidea) of Ireland: their distribution and hosts. Irish Naturalists' Journal, 26(10), 363--370.
  • Martyn, KP (1988) Provisional atlas of the ticks (Ixodoidea) of the British Isles. Monks Wood, UK, Biological Records Centre, Natural Environment Research Council. 62 pp.
  • Nijhof A.M., Guglielmone A.A. & Horak I.G. (2015). TicksBase (version 5.6, Jun 2005). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 26th August 2015 (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Kunze T., Flann C., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., eds). Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.
  • Ogden, NH, Cripps, P, Davison, CC, Owen, G, Parry, JM, Timms, BJ & Forbes, AB (2000) The ixodid tick species attaching to domestic dogs and cats in Great Britain and Ireland. Medical & Veterinary Entomology, 14(3) 332--338.
  • Pietzsch, M, Quest, R, Hillyard, PD, Medlock, JM & Leach, S (2006) Importation of exotic ticks into the United Kingdom via the international trade in reptiles. Experimental & Applied Acarology, 38(1), 59--65.
  • Snow, KR (1978) Identification of larval ticks found on small mammals in Britain. Occasional Publications of the Mammal Society. Reading, The Mammal Society. 14pp.
  • Sonenshine, DE & Mather, TN (1994) Ecological dynamics of tick-borne zoonoses. New York & Oxford, Oxford University Press. 447 pp.
  • Sonenshine, DE (1991) Biology of ticks. Volume 1. New York, Oxford University Press. 447 pp.
  • Sonenshine, DE (1993) Biology of ticks. Volume 2. New York, Oxford University Press. 465 pp.
  • Walker, JB, Keirans, JE & Horak, IG (2000) The genus Rhipicephalus (Acari, Ixodidae): a guide to the brown ticks of the world. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press. 643 pp.


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