Lectotype Designations for the Ticks (Acari: Ixodoidea: Ixodidae) Described by Asa Fitch
|Title||Lectotype Designations for the Ticks (Acari: Ixodoidea: Ixodidae) Described by Asa Fitch|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||1987|
|Authors||Keirans, JE, Barnes, JK|
|Journal||Journal of the New York Entomological Society|
Dr. Asa Fitch, the first professional entomologist appointed by a state legislature, described three tick species and what he questionably believed to be a fourth. These specimens have been rediscovered, and lectotypes have been designated.