Articles | Volume 22, issue 2
Web Ecol., 22, 33–45, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/we-22-33-2022
Web Ecol., 22, 33–45, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/we-22-33-2022
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05 Jul 2022
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Ecological niche and potential geographic distributions of Dermacentor marginatus and Dermacentor reticulatus (Acari: Ixodidae) under current and future climate conditions

Abdelghafar Alkishe et al.

Data sets

occurence points (Dermacentor marginatus and Dermacentor reticulatus) A. Alkishe, M. E. Cobos, A. T. Peterson, and L. Osorio-Olvera https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.16918186

21 September 2020 GBIF Occurrence Download GBIF.org https://doi.org/10.15468/dl.zkph6s

15 January 2022 GBIF Occurrence Download GBIF.org https://doi.org/10.15468/dl.4zbvk5

Model code and software

Abduelkeesh/Dermacentor-species: Ecological niche modeling of Dermancentor species in Europe (1.1.1) A. Alkishe https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6785582

ellipsenm: ecological niche's characterizations using ellipsoids, R package M. E. Cobos, L. Osorio-Olvera, J. Soberón, A. T. Peterson, V. Barve, and N. Barve https://github.com/marlonecobos/ellipsenm

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Short summary
Our work presents a novel set of analyses to understand the geographic distribution of the disease vector ticks Dermacentor marginatus and D. reticulatus and summarize model uncertainties for interpreting results and identifying appropriate public health actions. We estimate the current potential distribution of important disease vectors, D. marginatus and D. reticulatus, and more importantly the future potential distribution of the species in response to global climate change in coming decades.