Ixodes (Afrixodes) bakeri Authur & Cliford, 1961 (Acarina : Ixodidae): description of the male and immature stages from rodents and insectivores and notes on its biology in South Africa
Walker, Jane B.; Clifford, C.M.; Keirans, J.E.; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B.
The male, nymph and larva of Ixodes (A.) bakeri are described and illustrated with line drawings
and scanning electron microscope photographs. This species was originally described from 1 female
from Otomys sp., Nyika Plateau, Malawi. The present material consists of 28 collections from
insectivores and 19 collections from rodents, Van Riebeeck Nature Reserve, Transvaal, plus 1
collection from a rodent in the Jonkershoek Valley, Cape Province, Republic of South Africa.
Its biology in South Africa is also discussed.
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