A Handbook to the Ticks of Canada

A Handbook to the Ticks of Canada

The new Handbook to the Ticks of Canada is an identification and information guide to all known active instars of the nine genera and forty species of ticks in Canada. Summaries are provided for the distribution, natural history and involvement of ticks in paralysis, and as reservoirs and vectors for a variety of pathogens, including Lyme borreliosis, anaplasmosis, babesiosis, relapsing fever, tularaemia, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Q fever, Colorado tick fever, Powassan encephalitis, and others which affect humans, wildlife and domesticated animals. The guide is also fully applicable to the tick fauna of Alaska and the northern tier of contiguous American states bordering Canada.

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