The male, nymph and larva of Ixodes (A.) bakeri are described and illustrated with line drawings
and scanning electron microscope photographs. This species was originally described from 1 female
from Otomys sp., Nyika Plateau, Malawi. The present material consists of 28 collections from
insectivores and 19 collections from rodents, Van Riebeeck Nature Reserve, Transvaal, plus 1
collection from a rodent in the Jonkershoek Valley, Cape Province, Republic of South Africa.
Its biology in South Africa is also discussed.