Figure 2.118 Haemaphysalis canestrinii. (A) Dorsal and ventral view of nymph, (B)
hypostome, (C) dorsal and ventral view of capitulum, (D) spiracular plate, (E) legs.
Source: Hoogstraal (1971), Journal of Parasitology (vol 57(1)), Allen press Publishing Services.
Legs: Legs are robust. Coxa I spur is broadly triangular, extending well beyond
coxal margin; II to IV are each with spur reduced to a broadly rounded ridge,
extending to or slightly beyond coxal margin.
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H. (R.) canestrinii females are easily distinguished from the closely related species,
H. (R.) leachi, by the presence of a prominent, posteriorly directed spur from the