Ticks in the South African Zoological Survey Collection - Part IX - The Amblyomma marmoreum group

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Peer-Reviewed Research
  • SDG 13
  • Abstract:

    *1. Amblyomma variegatum var. nocens, Robinson 1911, is re-established as a valid species with the new name combination of Amblyomma nocens.* 2. A list of synonyms is given for A. nocens and A. pomposum. 3. A. pomposum is shown to be distributed in the Rhodesian Highland type of vegetation; *A. nocens, according to present records appears to be confined approximately between latitudes 18 - 22° S. and between the Drakensberg and the coast.