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Publications by USNTC faculty, students and staff.

Journal Articles

María N. Saracho-Bottero1 & José M. Venzal2 & Evelina L. Tarragona1 & Carolina S. Thompson1 & Atilio J. Mangold1 & Lorenza Beati3 & Alberto A. Guglielmone1 & Santiago Nava1. The Ixodes ricinus complex (Acari: Ixodidae) in the Southern Cone of America: Ixodes pararicinus, Ixodes aragaoi, and Ixodes sp. cf. I. affinis. Abstract

Apanaskevich D.A. and Tomlinson J.A. 2019. Description of four new species of Haemaphysalis Koch, 1844 (Acari: Ixodidae) from the H. (Rhipistoma) spinulosa subgroup, parasites of carnivores and rodents in Africa. Systematic Parasitology 96: 625–657. Abstract

Kamani J., González-Miguel J., Mshelbwala F.M., Shekaro A. and Apanaskevich D.A. 2019. Tick (Acari: Ixodidae) infesting dogs in Nigeria: epidemiological and public health implications. Experimental and Applied Acarology 78: 231–246. Abstract

T De Meeûs, CT Chan, JM Ludwig, JI Tsao, J Patel, J Bhagatwala, L Beati (2019). Deceptive combined effects of short allele dominance and stuttering: an example with Ixodes scapularis, the main vector of Lyme disease in the U.S.A. Peer Community in Evolutionary Biology Abstract

A. Lehane, C Parise, C Evans, L Beati, WL Nicholson, RJ Eisen (2019). Reported county-level distribution of the American dog tick (Acari: Ixodidae0 in the contiguous United States. Journal of Medical Entomology (in press). Abstract

Apanaskevich D.A., Chaloemthanetphong A., Vongphayloth K., Ahantarig A., Apanaskevich M.A., Brey P.T., Hertz J.C., Lakeomany K., Sutherland I.W. and Trinachartvanit W. 2019. Description of a new species ofDermacentor Koch, 1844 (Acari: Ixodidae) from Laos and Thailand. Systematic Parasitology 96: 475–484. Abstract

Tomlinson J.A. and Apanaskevich D.A. 2019. Two new species of Haemaphysalis Koch, 1844 (Acari: Ixodidae) in the H. (Rhipistoma) spinulosa subgroup, parasites of carnivores and hedgehogs in Africa. Systematic Parasitology 96: 485–509. Abstract

Delgado-de la Mora J, Sánchez-Montes S, Licona-Enríquez JD, Delgado-de la Mora D, Paddock CD, Beati L, et al. Rickettsia parkeri and Candidatus Rickettsia andeanae in Tick of the Amblyomma maculatum Group, Mexico. Emerg Infect Dis. 2019;25(4):836-838. Abstract

Egizi AM, Robbins RG, Beati L, Nava S, Evans CR, Occi JL, Fonseca DM (2019) A pictorial key to differentiate the recently detected exotic Haemaphysalis longicornis Neumann, 1901 (Acari, Ixodidae) from native congeners in North America. ZooKeys 818: 117-128. Abstract

Blair P.W., Kuhn J.H., Pecor D.B., Apanaskevich D.A., Kortepeter M.G., Cardile A.P., Ramos A.P. and Keshtkar-Jahromi M. 2019. An emerging biothreat: Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus in Southern and Western Asia. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 100: 16–23. Abstract

L Beati and H Klompen (2019). Phylogeography of Ticks (Acari: Ixodida). Annual Reviews of Entomology 64(1). Abstract


Tirosh-Levy S., Gottlieb Y., Apanaskevich D.A., Mumcuoglu K.Y. and Steinman A. 2018. Species distribution and seasonal dynamics of equine tick infestation in two Mediterranean climate niches in Israel. Parasites & Vectors 11(546): 1–10. Abstract

Apanaskevich D.A. and Apanaskevich M.A. 2018. Description of a new species of Amblyomma Koch, 1844 (Acari: Ixodidae), parasite of deer (Artiodactyla: Cervidae) and wild pigs (Artiodactyla: Suidae) in the Philippines. Systematic Parasitology 95: 415–425. Abstract

Apanaskevich, D.A. & Lemon, H.E. (2018). Description of a new species of Ixodes Latreille, 1795 (Acari: Ixodidae) and redescription of I. priscicollaris Schulze, 1932, parasites of New Guinea rodents (Rodentia: Muridae). Systematic Parasitology 95: 373–382. Abstract

N Ogden, GC Pang, HS Ginsberg, GJ Hickling, R Burke, L Beati, JI Tsao (2018). Evidence for geographic variation in life-cycle processes affecting phenology of the Lyme Disease vector Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in the United States. Journal of Medical Entomology 55 (6): 1386-1401. Abstract

Nava, S., Beati, L., Venzal, J.M., Labruna, M.B., Szabó, MP, Petney, T.N., Saracho-Bottero, M.N., Tarragona, E.L., Dantas-Torres, F., Santos-Silva, M.M., Mangold, A.J., Guglielmone, A.A., Estrada-Peña, A. (2018). Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Latreille, 1806): Neotype designation, morphological re-description of all parasitic stages and molecular characterization. Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases 9 (6): 1573-1585. Abstract

P Lado, S Nava, L Mendoza-Uribe, AG Caceres, J Delgado-de la Mora, JD Licona-Enriquez, D Delgado-de la Mora, MB Labruna, LA Durden, MEJ Allerdice, CD Paddock, MPJ Szabó, JM Venzal, AA Guglielmone, L Beati (2018). The Amblyomma maculatum Koch, 1844 (Acari: Ixodidae) group of ticks: phenotypic plasticity or incipient speciation?Parasites & Vectors11:610. Abstract

Tomlinson, J.A., Horak, I.G. & Apanaskevich, D.A. Syst Parasitol (2018). Identity of Haemaphysalis (RhipistomamuhsamaeSantos Dias, 1954 (Acari: Ixodidae) and H. (R.) subterra Hoogstraal, El Kammah & Camicas, 1992, parasites of carnivores and rodents in eastern and southern Africa. Abstract

Vongphayloth K., Hertz J.C., Lakeomany K., Apanaskevich D.A., Robbins R.G., Sutherland I.W. and Brey P.T. 2018. The genus Dermacentor (Acari: Ixodidae) in Laos: a review and update of species records. Journal of Medical Entomology 55: 1047–1050. Full Text

Vongphayloth K., Douangboubpha B., Sanamxay D., Xayaphet V., Robbins R.G., Apanaskevich D.A., Sutherland I.W. and Brey P.T. 2018. New locality records of Ixodes granulatus and Ixodes vespertilionis (Acari: Ixodidae) from tree-shrews (Scandentia: Tupaiidae) and bats (Chiroptera: Hipposideridae) in Laos. Journal of Medical Entomology 55: 1035–1039. Abstract


Allerdice, M.A.J., Beati, L., Yaglom, H., Lash, R.R., Delgado de la Mora, J., Licona, J.D., Delgado de la Mora, D., & Paddock, C.D. (2017). Rickettsia parkeri (Rickettsiales: Rickettsiaceae) detected in ticks of the Amblyomma maculatum (Acari: Ixodidae) group collected from multiple locations in southern Arizona. Journal of Medical Entomology 54 (6): 1-5 Full Text

Apanaskevich D.A. & Bermúdez S.E. (2017). Description of a new species of Ixodes Latreille, 1795 (Acari: Ixodidae) and redescription of I. lasallei Méndez & Ortiz, 1958, parasites of agoutis and pacas (Rodentia: Dasyproctidae, Cuniculidae) in Central and South America. Systematic Parasitology 94: 463–475. Abstract

Apanaskevich D.A., Domínguez L.G., Torres S.S., Bernal J.A., Montenegro V.M. & Bermúdez S.E. (2017). First description of the male and redescription of the female of Ixodes tapirus Kohls, 1956 (Acari: Ixodidae), a parasite of tapirs (Perissodactyla: Tapiridae) from the mountains of Colombia, Costa Rica and Panama. Systematic Parasitology 94: 413–422. Abstract

Azagi T., Klement E., Perlman G., Lustig Y., Mumcuoglu K.Y., Apanaskevich D.A. & Gottlieb Y. (2017). Francisella-like endosymbionts and Rickettsia species in local and imported Hyalomma ticks. Applied and Environmental Microbiology September 2017 83: e01303-17. Full Text

Diyes G.C.P., Apanaskevich D.A. & Rajakaruna R.S. (2017). Lifecycle of Rhipicephalus haemaphysaloidesunder laboratory conditions. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 31: 327–332. Full Text

Gern, L., Beati, L. A charismatic figure has left us: A tribute to Professor André Aeschlimann (1929–2016). Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases 8 (4): 675-676. Full Text

Hornok, S., Sándor, A.D., Beck, R., Farkas, R., Beati, L., Kontschán, J., Takács, N., Földvári1, G., Silaghi, C., Meyer-Kayser, E., Hodžić, A., Tomanović, S., Abdullah, S., Wall, R., Estrada-Peña, A., Duscher, & G.G., Plantard, O. (2017). Contributions to the phylogeny of Ixodes(PholeoixodescanisugaI. (Ph.kaiseriI. (Ph.hexagonus and a simple pictorial key for the identification of their females. Parasites & Vectors 10 (1). Full Text

Kamani J., Apanaskevich D.A., Gutiérrez R., Nachum-Biala Y., Baneth G. and Harrus S. 2017. Morphological and molecular identification of Rhipicephalus (Boophilusmicroplus in Nigeria, West Africa: a threat to livestock health. Experimental and Applied Acarology 73: 283–296. Abstract

Karim S., Budachetri K., Mukherjee N., Williams J., Kausar A., Hassan M.J., Adamson S., Dowd S.E., Apanaskevich D., Arijo A., Sindhu Z.U., Kakar M.A., Khan R.M.D., Ullah S., Sajid M.S., Ali A. & Iqbal Z. (2017). A study of ticks and tick-borne livestock pathogens in Pakistan. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases 11 (6): e0005681. Full Text

Oliver, J.D., Bennet, S.W., Beati, L., & Bartholomay, L.C. (2017). Range expansion and increasing Borrelia burgdorferi infection of the tick Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in Iowa, 1990–2013. Journal of Medical Entomology, 1-8. Full Text

Rakotomanga M.N., Goodman S.M., Soarimalala V., Boyer S. & Apanaskevich D. (2017). Les tiques dures (Acari : Ixodidae) ectoparasites de micromammifères non-volants dans la forêt d’Ambohitantely, Madagascar. Malagasy Nature 12: 59–67. Full Text

Sands A.F., Apanaskevich D.A., Matthee S., Horak I.G., Harrison A., Karim S., Mohammad M.K., Mumcuoglu K.Y., Rajakaruna R.S., Santos-Silva M.M. & Matthee C.A. (2017). Effects of tectonics and large scale climatic changes on the evolutionary history of Hyalomma ticks. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 114: 153–165. Full Text

Sands A.F., Apanaskevich D.A., Matthee S., Horak I.G. & Matthee C.A. (2017). The effect of host vicariance and parasite life history on the dispersal of the multi-host ectoparasite, Hyalomma truncatumJournal of Biogeography 44: 1124–1136. Full Text


Apanaskevich, D.A., Bandaranayaka, K.O., Apanaskevich, M.A., & Rajakaruna, R.S. (2016). Redescription of Amblyomma integrum adults and immature stages. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 30:330-341. Full Text

Apanaskevich, D.A. (2016). First description of the nymph and larva of Dermacentor compactus Neumann, 1901 (Acari: Ixodidae), parasites of squirrels (Rodentia: Sciuridae) in southeast Asia. Systematic Parasitology, 93:355–365. Abstract

Apanaskevich, D.A., & Apanaskevich, M.A. (2016). Description of two new species of Dermacentor Koch, 1844 (Acari: Ixodidae) from Oriental Asia. Systematic Parasitology, 93:159–171. Abstract

Ariyarathne, S., Apanaskevich, D.A., Amarasinghe, P.H., & Rajakaruna, R.S. (2016). Diversity and distribution of tick species (Acari: Ixodidae) associated with human otoacariasis and socio-ecological risk factors of tick infestations in Sri Lanka. Experimental and Applied Acarology, 70:99-123. Abstract

Bandaranayaka, K.O., Apanaskevich, D.A., & Rajakaruna, R.S. (2016). Life cycle of Amblyomma integrum (Acari: Ixodidae) under laboratory conditions. Experimental and Applied Acarology, 69:335-345. Abstract

Bandaranayaka, K.O., Apanaskevich, D.A., & Rajakaruna, R.S. (2016). Life cycle of Nosomma monstrosum (Acari: Ixodidae) under laboratory conditions. Experimental and Applied Acarology, 69:97-106. Abstract

Dunlop, J.A., Apanaskevich, D.A., Lehmann, J., Hoffmann, R., Fusseis, F., Ehlke, M., Zachow S., & Xiao, X. (2016). Microtomography of the Baltic amber tick Ixodes succineus reveals affinities with the modern Asian disease vector Ixodes ovatus. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 16(203):1–8. Full Text

Ereqat, S., Nasereddin, A., Al-Jawabreh, A., Azmi, K., Harrus, S., Mumcuoglu, K., Apanaskevich. D., & Abdeen, Z. (2016). Molecular detection and identification of spotted fever group rickettsiae in ticks collected from the West Bank, Palestinian Territories. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 10:1–11. Full Text

Loftis, A.D., Kelly, P.J., Paddock, C.D., Blount, K., Johnson, J.W., Gleim, E.R., Yabsley, M.J., Levin, M.L., & Beati, L.  (2016). Panola Mountain Ehrlichia in Amblyomma maculatum from the United States and Amblyomma variegatum from the Caribbean and Africa. Journal of Medical Entomology. Abstract

Lado, P., Nava, S., Labruna, M.B., Szabo, M.P.J., Durden, L.A., Bermudez, S., Montagna, M., Sánchez Quirós, A.C., & Beati, L. (in press). Amblyomma parvum Aragão, 1908 (Acari: Ixodidae): Phylogeography and systematic considerations. Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases 7 (5):817-827. Full Text

Nava, S., Gerardi, M., Szabó, MPJ, Mastropaolo, M., Martins, TF, Labruna, MB, Beati, L., Estrada-Peña, A., Guglielmone, AA (2016). Different lines of evidence used to delimit species in ticks: A study of the South American populations of Amblyomma parvum (Acari: Ixodidae). Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 7 (6): 1168-1179. Abstract

Rodríguez-Vivas, R.I., Apanaskevich D.A., Ojeda-Chi, M.M., Trinidad-Martínez, I., Reyes-Novelo, E., Esteve-Gassent, M.D., & Pérez de León, A.A. (2016). Ticks collected from humans, domestic animals, and wildlife in Yucatan, Mexico. Veterinary Parasitology, 215:106–113. Full Text

Schuh, A. J., Amman, B. R., Apanaskevich, D. A., Sealy, T. K., Nichol, S. T., & Towner, J. S. (2016). No evidence for the involvement of the argasid tick Ornithodoros faini in the enzootic maintenance of marburgvirus within Egyptian rousette bats Rousettus aegyptiacus. Parasites & Vectors, 9 (128), 1-3. Full Text

Springer, Y.P, Hoekman, D., Johnson, P.T.J., Duffy, P.A., Hufft, R.A., Barnett, D.T., Allan, B.F., Amman, B.R., Barker, C.M., Barrera, R., Beard, C.B., Beati, L., Begon, M., Blackmore, M.S., Bradshaw, W.E., Brisson, D., Calisher, C.H., Childs, J.E., Diuk-Wasser, M.A., Douglass, R.J., Eisen, R.J., Foley, D.H., Foley, J.E., Gaff, H.D., Gardner, S.L., Ginsberg, H.S., Glass, G.E., Hamer, S.A., Hayden, M.H., Hjelle, B., Holzapfel, C.M., Juliano, S.A., Kramer, L.D., Kuenzi, A.J., LaDeau, S.L., Livdahl, T.P., Mills, J.N., Moore, C.G., Morand, S., Nasci, R.S., Ogden, N.H., Ostfeld, R.S., Parmenter, R.R., Piesman, J., Reisen, W.K., Savage, H.M., Sonenshine, D.E., Swei, A., & Yabsley, M.J. (2016). Tick-, mosquito-, and rodent-borne parasite sampling designs for the National Ecological Observatory Network. Ecosphere 7(5):e01271. 10.1002/ecs2.1271 Full Text

Zemtsova, G.E., Apanaskevich, D.A., Reeves, W.K., Hahn, M., Snellgrove, A., & Levin M.L. (2016). Phylogeography of Rhipicephalus sanguineus sensu lato and its relationships with climatic factors. Experimental and Applied Acarology, 69:191–203. Abstract


Apanaskevich, M.A., & Apanaskevich, D.A. (2015). Description of new Dermacentor (Acari: Ixodidae) species from Malaysia and Vietnam. Journal of Medical Entomology, 52:156–162. Full Text

Apanaskevich, D.A., & Apanaskevich, M.A. (2015). Description of a new Dermacentor (Acari: Ixodidae) species from Thailand and Vietnam. Journal of Medical Entomology, 52:806–812. Full Text

Apanaskevich, M.A., & Apanaskevich, D.A. (2015). Reinstatement of Dermacentor bellulus (Acari: Ixodidae) as a valid species previously confused with D. taiwanensis and comparison of all parasitic stages. Journal of Medical Entomology, 52:573–595. Full Text

Bermúdez, S.E., Lady Mejía, C., Ligia Hernández, B., & Apanaskevich, D.A. (2015). First record of Ixodes boliviensis Neumann, 1904 and Dermacentor dissimilis Cooley, 1947 (Ixodida: Ixodidae) as parasites of domestic mammals in Nicaragua. Systematic and Applied Acarology, 20:462–464. Full Text

Durden, L.A., Knapp, C.R., Beati, L., & Dold, S.  (2015). Reptile-associated ticks from Dominica and the Bahamas with notes on hyperparasitic erythrhraeid mites. The Journal of Parasitology 101 (1): 24-27. Abstract

Harrison, A., Robb, G.N., Alagaili, A.N., Hastriter, M.W., Apanaskevich, D.A., Ueckermann, E.A., & Bennett, N.C. (2015). Ectoparasite fauna of rodents collected from two wildlife research centers in Saudi Arabia with discussion on the implications for disease transmission. Acta Tropica, 147:1–5. Full Text

Hernández, A.S., Rodríguez Vivas, R.I., Pérez Barreta, M.A., Esteve Gassent, M.D., & Apanaskevich D.A. (2015). Ixodes affinis (Acari: Ixodidae) in dogs from rural localities of Yucatan, Mexico: prevalence, abundance and associated factors. Veterinaria México, 2:1–9. Abstract

Kamani, J., Baneth, G., Apanaskevich, D.A., Mumcuoglu, K.Y., & Harrus, S. (2015). Molecular detection of Rickettsia aeschlimannii in Hyalomma spp. ticks from camels (Camelus dromedarius) in Nigeria, West Africa. Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 29:205–209. Full Text

Nava, S., Estrada-Peña, A., Petney, T., Beati, L., Labruna, M.B., Szabó, M.P.J., Venzal, J.M., Mastropaolo, M., Mangold, A.J., & Guglielmone, A.A. (2015). The taxonomic status of Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Latreille, 1806). Veterinary Parasitology 28 (1-2): 2-8 Full Text

Van Treuren, W.,  Ponnusamy, L.,  Brinkerhoff, R.J., Gonzalez, A., Parobek, C.M., Juliano, J.J., Andreadis, T.G., Falco, R.C., Beati Ziegler, L., Hathaway, N., Keeler, C., Emch, M., Bailey, J.A., Roe, R.M., Apperson, C.S., Knight, R., & Meshnick, S.R. (2015) Variation in the microbiota of Ixodes ticks with regard to geography, species, and sex. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 81: 6200-6209. Full Text


Apanaskevich, D.A., Duan, W., Apanaskevich, M.A., Filippova, N.A., & Chenn J. (2014). Redescription of Dermacentor everestianus Hirst (Acari: Ixodidae), a parasite of mammals in mountains of China and Nepal with synonymization of D. abaensis Teng and D. birulai Olenev. Journal of Parasitology, 100:268–278. Full Text

Lubelczyk, C., Lacombe, E.H., Elias, S.P., Beati, L., & Rand, P.W.  (2014). Parasitism of mustelids by ixodid ticks (Acari:Ixodidae), Maine and New Hampshire, U.S.A. Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases 5(4): 432-435. Full Text

Mukherjee, N., Beati, L., Sellers, M., Burton, L., Adamson, S., Robbins, R., Moore, F., & Karim, S. (2014) Importation of exotic ticks and tick-borne spotted fever group rickettsia into the United States by migrating songbirds. Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases 5(2): 127-134. Full Text

Nava, S., Beati, L., Dunlop, J., & Guglielmone, A.A.  (2014). Reestablishment of Amblyomma tenellum Koch, 1844 (Acari: Ixodidae) Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases 5(6): 620-623.  Full Text

Nava, S., Beati, L., Labruna, M.B., Cáceres, A.G., Mangold, A.J., & Guglielmone, A.A. (2014). Reassessment of the taxonomic status of Amblyomma cajennense (Fabricius, 1787) with the description of three new species, Amblyomma tonelliae n. sp., Amblyomma interandinum n. sp. and Amblyomma patinoi n. sp., and resurrection of Amblyomma mixtum Koch, 1844 and Amblyomma sculptum Berlese, 1888 (Ixodida: Ixodidae). Ticks and Tick-Borne Diseases 5(3):252-276. Full Text

Robbins, R.G., Lazukina, I., Apanaskevich, D.A., & Carpenter, T.L. (2014). An annotated list of source publication citations for Russian-language papers on ticks and tick-borne diseases translated under the direction of Harry Hoogstraal, ca. 1967-1986. Systematic & Applied Acarology, 19:1–43. Abstract

Springer, Y.P., Eisen, L., Beati, L., James, A.M., & Eisen, R.J. (2014). Spatial distribution of counties in the continental United States with records of occurrence of Amblyomma americanum (L.). Journal of Medical Entomology 51(2):342-351. Full Text


Apanaskevich, D.A., Soarimalala, V., & Goodman, S.M. (2013). A new Ixodes species (Acari: Ixodidae), parasite of shrew tenrecs (Afrosoricida: Tenrecidae) in Madagascar. Journal of Parasitology, 99:970–972. Full Text

Apanaskevich, D.A., & Bermúdez, S.E. (2013). Description of a new Dermacentor (Acari: Ixodidae) species, a parasite of wild mammals in Central America. Journal of Medical Entomology, 50:1190–1201. Full Text

Apanaskevich D.A.  (2013). First description of the nymph and larva of Dermacentor raskemensis (Acari: Ixodidae), parasites of pikas and other small mammals in Central Asia. Journal of Medical Entomology, 50:959–964. Full Text

Beati, L., Nava, S., Burkman, E.J., Barros-Battesti, D., Labruna, M.B., Guglielmone, A.A., Cáceres, A.G., Guzmán-Cornejo, C., Léon, R., Durden, L.A., & Faccini, J.L.H. (2013). Amblyomma cajennense (Fabricius, 1787) (Acari: Ixodidae), the Cayenne tick: phylogeography and evidence for allopatric speciation. BMC Evolutionary Biology 13:267. Full Text

Cangi, N., Horak, I.G., Apanaskevich, D.A., Matthee, S., Neves, L.C.B.G., Estrada-Peña, A., & Matthee, C.A.  (2013). The influence of interspecific competition and host preference on the phylogeography of two African ixodid tick species. Plos One, 8:1–12. Full Text

Kleinerman, G., Baneth, G., Mumcuoglu, K.Y., van Straten, M., Berlin, D., Apanaskevich, D.A., Abdeen, Z., Nasereddin, A., & Harrus, S.  (2013).  Molecular detection of Rickettsia africae, Rickettsia aeschlimannii, and Rickettsia sibirica mongolitimonae in camels and Hyalomma spp. ticks from Israel. Vector-borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 13:851–856. Abstract

MB Blanco, MA Elfawal, LA Durden, L Beati, G Xu, LR Godfrey, SM Rich (2013). Genetic diversity of ixodid ticks parasitizing eastern mouse and dwarf lemurs in Madagascar, with descriptions of the larva, nymph and male of Ixodes lemuris (Acari: Ixodidae). The Journal of Parasitology 99:11-18. Abstract

M Dietrich, L Beati, E Elquero, T Boulinier, K McCoy (2013). Body size and shape evolution in host races of the tick Ixodes uriaeThe Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 108 (2):: 323-334. Abstract


Evans, C. (2015, October 10). Managing Unmanaged Collections: In Which One Must Wear Many Hats. [Web log post]. Retrieved from   

Book Chapters

LA Durden, L Beati (2013). Modern Tick Systematics. In: Biology of Ticks (2nd edition); D.E. Sonenshine and R.M. Roe (eds) Oxford University Press in New York City, New York, USA


DM Barros-Battesti, KM Famadas, FA Nieri-Bastos, L Beati. Glossario de terminologias. In: Carrapatos de importància mèdico-veterinària da Região Neotropical: um guia ilustrado para identifição de espècies. DM Barros-Battesti, M Arzua, and GH Bechara (eds.), Vox/ICTTD-3/Butantan, São Paulo, Brazil, 2006, 223pp. (ISBN:85-99909-01-0).


DJ Sexton, EB Breitschwerdt, L Beati, D Raoult. Epidemic and murine typhus. In: Zoonoses (S.R. Palmer, Lord Soulsby, D.J.H. Simpson eds) Oxford Medical Publications, Oxford, 1998.

L Beati, D Raoult. Mediterranean spotted fever and other spotted fever group rickettsiae. In: Zoonoses (S.R. Palmer, Lord Soulsby, D.J.H. Simpson eds) Oxford Medical Publications, Oxford, 1998.

L Beati, D Raoult, DJ Sexton, EB Breitschwerdt. Scrub typhus. In: Zoonoses (S.R. Palmer, Lord Soulsby, D.J.H. Simpson eds) Oxford Medical Publications, Oxford, 1998.


Evans, C. (2015, October 30). Georgia Southern University National Tick Collection moving to a new building [Interview]. Savannah, GA: WTOC.


Georgia Southern University National Tick Collection Moving to a New Building. 2015.  October 30, 2015. Retrieved from

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