Kinds of Arachnida

Rua Stob
Justin Long
John Pickering
University of Georgia, Athens

Compiled from James Kierans (US National Tick Collection) and other sources.

Scientific name -- Other names
Argasidae -- Soft ticks
   Argas brevipes Banks, 1908
   Argas cooleyi Kohls and Hoogstraal, 1960
   Argas giganteus Kohls and Clifford 1968
   Argas miniatus
   Argas monolakensis
   Argas persicus (Oken) -- Fowl Tick
   Argas radiatus
   Argas ricei
   Argas sanchezi Duges 1887
   Carios amblus
   Carios brodyi
   Carios capensis
   Carios concanensis Cooley and Kohls
   Carios coprophilus
   Carios denmarki
   Carios hasei
   Carios kelleyi Cooley and Kohls, 1944 -- Bat Tick
   Carios mexicanus
   Carios rossi Sonenshine and Clifford, 1965
   Carios rudis
   Carios stageri Cooley and Kohls, 1941
   Carios talaje (Guerin-Meneville)
   Carios yumatensis Cooley and Kohls, 1941
   Ornithodoros coriaceus Koch
   Ornithodoros dyeri Cooley and Kohls, 1940
   Ornithodoros hermsi Wheeler, Herms and Myer, 1935
   Ornithodoros moubata
   Ornithodoros nicollei
   Ornithodoros parkeri Cooley
   Ornithodoros turicata (Duges) -- Relapsing Fever Tick
   Ornithodoros yumatensis Cooley and Kohls, 1941
   Otobius lagophilus
   Otobius megnini (Duges)
   Otobius sparnus Kohls and Clifford, 1965
Ixodidae -- Hard ticks
   Amblyomma albopictum
   Amblyomma americanum Linnaeus, 1758 -- Lone Star Tick
   Amblyomma argentinae Supino
   Amblyomma auricularium (Conil)
   Amblyomma cajennense (Fabricius) -- Cayenne Tick
   Amblyomma calcaratum Neumann
   Amblyomma chabaudi Rageau -- Madagascan tortoise tick
   Amblyomma clypeolatum Neumann -- Asian tortoise tick
   Amblyomma coelebs Neumann
   Amblyomma compressum Macalister
   Amblyomma dissimile
   Amblyomma falsomarmoreum Rondelli
   Amblyomma geayi Neumann
   Amblyomma gemma
   Amblyomma geoemydae (Cantor)
   Amblyomma hebraeum
   Amblyomma helvolum Koch
   Amblyomma humerale Koch
   Amblyomma imitator
   Amblyomma incisum Neumann
   Amblyomma inornatum
   Amblyomma javanense (Supino)
   Amblyomma lepidum
   Amblyomma maculatum Koch, 1844 -- Gulf Coast Tick
   Amblyomma marmoreum
   Amblyomma moreliae (Koch,1867)
   Amblyomma multipunctum Neumann
   Amblyomma nodosum Neumann
   Amblyomma nuttalli Olenev
   Amblyomma oblongoguttatum Koch
   Amblyomma ovale Koch
   Amblyomma parvum Aragao
   Amblyomma pictum Neumann
   Amblyomma pseudoconcolor
   Amblyomma quadricavum (Schulze)
   Amblyomma rotundatum
   Amblyomma sabanerae Stoll
   Amblyomma scutatum Neumann
   Amblyomma sparsum
   Amblyomma splendidum Giebel
   Amblyomma sylvaticum (de Geer)
   Amblyomma testudinarium Koch
   Amblyomma tholloni
   Amblyomma triguttatum Koch
   Amblyomma tuberculatum Marx -- Gophertortoise Tick
   Amblyomma variegatum
   Amblyomma varium Koch
   Aponomma crassipes Neumann
   Aponomma elaphense
   Aponomma exornatum (Koch)
   Aponomma fimbriatum (Koch)
   Aponomma flavomaculatum (Lucas)
   Aponomma fuscolineatum (Lucas)
   Aponomma komodoense Oudemans
   Aponomma latum
   Aponomma nuttalli Olenev
   Aponomma transversale (Lucas)
   Aponomma trimaculatum (Lucas)
   Aponomma varanense
   Boophilus annulatus (Say) -- Cattle Tick
   Boophilus decoloratus (Koch, 1844)
   Boophilus microplus (Canestrini) -- Southern Cattle Tick
   Bothriocroton concolor Neumann
   Bothriocroton hydrosauri (Denny)
   Dermacentor albipictus (Packard, 1869) -- Winter Tick
   Dermacentor andersoni Stiles -- Rocky Mountain Wood Tick
   Dermacentor auratus Supino
   Dermacentor halli McIntosh, 1931
   Dermacentor hunteri Bishopp, 1912
   Dermacentor nitens (Neumann) -- Tropical Horse Tick
   Dermacentor nuttalli Olenev, 1928
   Dermacentor occidentalis Marx -- Pacific Coast Tick
   Dermacentor parumapertus Neumann, 1901
   Dermacentor reticulatus
   Dermacentor rhinocerinus Denny
   Dermacentor variabilis (Say, 1821) -- American dog tick
   Haemaphysalis chordeilis (Packard) -- Bird Tick
   Haemaphysalis elongata Neumann
   Haemaphysalis hoodi Warburton
   Haemaphysalis juxtakochi Cooley
   Haemaphysalis leachi
   Haemaphysalis leporispalustris Packard, 1869 -- Rabbit Tick
   Haemaphysalis muhsamae Dias
   Haemaphysalis punctata
   Haemaphysalis wellingtoni Nuttall & Warburton
   Hyalomma aegyptium
   Hyalomma albiparmatum Schulze
   Hyalomma anatolicum Koch
   Hyalomma dromedarii Koch
   Hyalomma impressum Koch
   Hyalomma lusitanicum Koch
   Hyalomma marginatum Koch
   Hyalomma rufipes Koch
   Hyalomma truncatum
   Ixodes affinis Neumann, 1889
   Ixodes angustus Neumann, 1899
   Ixodes auritulus Neumann, 1904
   Ixodes baergi Cooley and Kohls, 1942
   Ixodes banksi Bishopp, 1911
   Ixodes brunneus Koch, 1844
   Ixodes conepati Cooley and Kohls, 1943
   Ixodes cookei Packard, 1869 -- Woodchuck Tick
   Ixodes dentatus Marx, 1899 -- Eastern Rabbit Tick
   Ixodes eadsi Kohls and Clifford, 1964
   Ixodes eastoni Keirans and Clifford, 1983
   Ixodes hearlei Gregson, 1941
   Ixodes hexagonus
   Ixodes howelli Cooley and Kohls, 1938
   Ixodes jellisoni Cooley and Kohls, 1938
   Ixodes kingi Bishopp, 1911 -- Rotund Tick
   Ixodes laysanensis Wilson, 1964
   Ixodes luciae Senvet
   Ixodes marmotae Cooley and Kohls, 1938
   Ixodes marxi Banks, 1908 -- Squirrel Tick
   Ixodes minor Neumann, 1902
   Ixodes muris Bishopp and Smith, 1937 -- Mouse Tick
   Ixodes ochotonae Gregson, 1941
   Ixodes pacificus Cooley and Kohls, 1943
   Ixodes peromysci Augustson, 1939
   Ixodes pilosus Koch
   Ixodes ricinus
   Ixodes rugosus Bishopp, 1911
   Ixodes scapularis Say, 1821 -- Blacklegged Tick
   Ixodes schillingsi Neumann
   Ixodes sculptus Neumann, 1904
   Ixodes signatus Birula, 1895
   Ixodes soricis Gregson, 1942
   Ixodes spinipalpis Hadwen and Nuttall, 1916
   Ixodes texanus Banks, 1909 -- Raccoon Tick
   Ixodes tovari Cooley, 1945
   Ixodes uriae White, 1852
   Ixodes woodi Bishopp, 1911 -- Woodrat Tick
   Rhipicephalus appendiculatus
   Rhipicephalus bursa Canestrini & Fanzago
   Rhipicephalus capensis Koch
   Rhipicephalus compositus Neumann
   Rhipicephalus evertsi_evertsi
   Rhipicephalus evertsi_mimeticus Donitz
   Rhipicephalus kochi Donitz
   Rhipicephalus muehlensi Zumpt
   Rhipicephalus pulchellus Gerstacker
   Rhipicephalus sanguineus Latreille, 1806 -- Brown Dog Tick
   Rhipicephalus simus Koch
   Rhipicephalus sulcatus Neumann
   Rhipicephalus turanicus Pomerantsev

Updated: 2011-01-18 14:02:51

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