Predicted Northward Expansion of the Geographic Range of the Tick Vector Amblyomma americanum in North America under Future Climate Conditions

TitlePredicted Northward Expansion of the Geographic Range of the Tick Vector Amblyomma americanum in North America under Future Climate Conditions
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2019
AuthorsSagurova I, Ludwig A, Ogden NH, Pelcat Y, Dueymes G, Gachon P
JournalEnviron Health Perspect.
Volume127
Issue10
Date Published10/2019
Abstract

We aimed to estimate minimal temperature conditions for survival of A. americanum populations at the northern edge of the tick's range and to investigate the possibility of range expansion of A. americanum into northern U.S. states and southern Canada in the coming decades.

URLhttps://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/doi/full/10.1289/EHP5668?url_ver=Z39.88-2003&rfr_id=ori:rid:crossref.org&rfr_dat=cr_pub%3dpubmed