Tick Species of Central Asia

Compiled by Richard G. Robbins, Ph.D., DPMIAC/AFPMB, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307-5001 and James E. Keirans, Ph.D., Institute of Arthropodology and Parasitology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA 30460-8056.

Countries indicated from which each tick has been reported: Central Asia (CA), Afghanistan (Afg), Kazakhstan (Kaz), Kyrgyzstan (Kyr), Tajikistan (Taj), Turkmenistan (Tur), Uzbekistan (Uzb).

Acari: Ixodida: ARGASIDAE:

  • Argas abdussalami Hoogstraal & McCarthy, 1965 [Afg]
  • Argas beklemischevi Pospelova-Shtrom, Vasil'yeva & Semashko, 1963 [Kaz, Taj, Tur]
  • Argas boueti Roubaud & Colas-Belcour, 1933 [Afg, Tur, Uzb]
  • Argas confusus Hoogstraal, 1955 [Afg]
  • Argas hermanni Audouin, 1827 [Afg, Kaz, Taj, Tur]
  • Argas latus Filippova, 1961 [Kaz, Tur]
  • Argas persicus (Oken, 1818) [CA]
  • Argas reflexus (Fabricius, 1794) [Kaz, Kyr, Taj, Tur, Uzb]
  • Argas vespertilionis (Latreille, 1802) [CA]
  • Argas vulgaris Filippova, 1961 [Kaz, Kyr, Tur]
  • Ornithodoros alactagalis Issakjan, 1936 [Tur]
  • Ornithodoros asperus Warburton, 1918 [Kaz]
  • Ornithodoros canestrinii (Birula, 1895) [Kyr, Tur]
  • Ornithodoros capensis Neumann, 1901 [Kaz, Uzb]
  • Ornithodoros cholodkovskyi Pavlovsky, 1930 [Kaz, Tur, Uzb]
  • Ornithodoros coniceps Canestrini, 1890 [CA]
  • Ornithodoros lahorensis Neumann, 1908 [CA]
  • Ornithodoros maritimus Vermeil & Marguet, 1967 [Tur]
  • Ornithodoros tartakovskyi Olenev, 1931 [CA]
  • Ornithodoros tholozani (Laboulbene & Megnin, 1882) [CA]

Acari: Ixodida: IXODIDAE:

  • Anomalohimalaya lama Hoogstraal, Kaiser & Mitchell, 1970 [Taj]
  • Anomalohimalaya lotozkyi Filippova & Panova, 1978 [Taj]
  • Aponomma gervaisi (Lucas, 1847) [Afg]
  • Boophilus annulatus (Say, 1821) [CA]
  • Boophilus microplus (Canestrini, 1887) [Afg]
  • Dermacentor marginatus (Sulzer, 1776) [CA]
  • Dermacentor montanus Filippova & Panova, 1974 [Taj]
  • Dermacentor niveus Neumann, 1897 [CA]
  • Dermacentor pavlovskyi Olenev, 1927 [Kaz, Kyr, Uzb]
  • Dermacentor raskemensis Serdyukova in Pomerantsev, 1946 [Afg, Kaz]
  • Dermacentor reticulatus (Fabricius, 1794) [Kaz, Kyr, Tur, Uzb]
  • Dermacentor silvarum Olenev, 1931 [Kaz, Taj, Uzb]
  • Haemaphysalis concinna Koch, 1844 [Kaz]
  • Haemaphysalis cornupunctata Hoogstraal & Varma, 1962 [Afg]
  • Haemaphysalis danieli Cerny & Hoogstraal, 1977 [Afg]
  • Haemaphysalis erinacei turanica Pospelova-Shtrom, 1940 [CA]
  • Haemaphysalis kashmirensis Hoogstraal & Varma, 1962 [Afg]
  • Haemaphysalis pavlovskyi Pospelova-Shtrom, 1935 [Kaz, Kyr, Taj, Tur]
  • Haemaphysalis pospelovashtromae Hoogstraal, 1966 [Kyr, Taj, Tur]
  • Haemaphysalis sulcata Canestrini & Fanzago, 1878 [CA]
  • Hyalomma aegyptium (Linnaeus, 1758) [CA]
  • Hyalomma anatolicum anatolicum Koch, 1844 [CA]
  • Hyalomma anatolicum excavatum Koch, 1844 [CA]
  • Hyalomma asiaticum Schulze & Schlottke, 1929 [Central Asia]
  • Hyalomma detritum Schulze, 1919 [CA]
  • Hyalomma dromedarii Koch, 1844 [CA]
  • Hyalomma hussaini Sharif, 1928 [Afg]
  • Hyalomma kumari Sharif, 1928 [Afg, Taj]
  • Hyalomma marginatum turanicum Pomerantzev, 1946 [Kaz, Taj, Uzb]
  • Hyalomma schulzei Olenev, 1931 [Afg, Tur]
  • Ixodes apronophorus Schulze, 1924 [Kaz, Kyr]
  • Ixodes arboricola Schulze & Schlottke, 1930 [Afg]
  • Ixodes berlesei Birula, 1895 [Taj, Uzb]
  • Ixodes crenulatus Koch, 1844 [CA]
  • Ixodes eldaricus Djaparidze, 1950 [Kaz, Kyr, Taj, Tur, Uzb]
  • Ixodes himalayensis Dhanda & Kulkarni, 1969 [Afg]
  • Ixodes kashmiricus Pomerantzev, 1948 [Kyr]
  • Ixodes kazakstani Olenev & Sorokoumov, 1934 [Kaz, Kyr, Tur]
  • Ixodes laguri Olenev, 1931 [Kaz, Tur]
  • Ixodes lividus Koch, 1844 [Kaz]
  • Ixodes occultus Pomerantsev, 1946 [Kaz, Tur]
  • Ixodes persulcatus Schulze, 1930 [Kaz, Kyr, Uzb]
  • Ixodes redikorzevi Olenev, 1927 [CA]
  • Ixodes semenovi Olenev, 1929 [Kaz, Kyr]
  • Ixodes simplex Neumann, 1906 [Afg]
  • Ixodes stromi Filippova, 1957 [Kaz, Kyr, Taj]
  • Ixodes subterraneus Filippova, 1961 [Tur]
  • Ixodes vespertilionis Koch, 1844 [Afg, Kyr, Tur]
  • Rhipicephalus bursa Canestrini & Fanzago, 1877 [Kaz, Tur]
  • Rhipicephalus leporis Pomerantsev, 1948 [CA]
  • Rhipicephalus pumilio Schulze, 1935 [Kaz, Kyr, Taj, Tur, Uzb]
  • Rhipicephalus rossicus Yakimov & Kol'-Yakimova, 1911 [Kaz, Taj, Tur, Uzb]
  • Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Latreille, 1806) [CA]
  • Rhipicephalus schulzei Olenev, 1929 [Kaz, Kyr, Taj, Tur, Uzb]
  • Rhipicephalus turanicus Pomerantsev, 1936 [CA]

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