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INCREMENTO

Global assessment of increasing wild ungulate numbers on ecosystem integrity


RTI2018-094202-B-C21 «Proyectos de I + D Retos de Investigación”, Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades, Gobierno de España. Period: 2019-2022.


Wood mice with intense tick parasitization in the eyelids.


Although the project has been delayed due to the circumstances arising from the expansion of SARS-Cov-2, small mammals and ticks monitoring started in June (2020).

The Host and the Parasite

At the moment, “Apodemus sylvaticus and Riphicephalus sanguineus are resulting the most abundant species.”

Early results…

Small mammal and tick abundance are apparently correlated, with much higher values in Muela de Cortes than in Quintos de Mora.

Víctor M. Lizana Martín and Jesús Cardells (CEU) sampling ticks using blanket dragging method.

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