Ixodes (Afrixodes) neitzi, n. sp. (Acarina :Ixo didae) from the mountain reedbuck in South Africa

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  • SDG 15
  • Abstract:

    Ixodes (Afrixodes) neitzi n. sp. is described from females and males collected from the mountain reedbuck (Redunca fulvorufula) at Loskop Dam Nature Reserve, Transvaal, Republic of South Africa. Information is provided to distinguish this new species from other closely related Ixodes species that occur in the Ethiopian region. Its predilection sites are noted and the area in which it occurs is described briefly.