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Mites from the leather tick family.
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Mostly endemically occurring tick family in hot and dry areas. Also in humid biotopes Argasids usually prefer dry niches. They live mainly near the resting places of their hosts (birds, reptiles, humans).
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- Keiran's JE et al (2001) Invasion: exotic ticks (Acari: Argasidae, Ixodidae) imported into the United States. A review and new records. J Med Entomol 38: 850-861
- Knulle W et al (1997) Cold hardiness, supercooling ability and causes of low-temperature mortality in the soft tick, Argas reflexus, and the hard tick, Ixodes ricinus (Acari:Ixodoidea) from Central Europe. J Insect Physiol 43: 843-854
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