Dermacentor marginatus Leach, 1815

English Sheep tick ISEIA: C1
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Importance and distribution in Luxembourg

Distribution map of Dermacentor marginatus Leach, 1815 in Luxembourg. Recorder-LUX & iNaturalist, 2019.08.21.

The tick Dermacentor marginatus was first documented for Luxembourg by Svenja Christian on 17th November 2015 in Wellenstein (Municipality of Schengen) near the Moselle valley.

Preferring dryer and warmer climate, this tick species is very likely to benefit from climate warming.

Risk assessment

ISEIA protocol: C1 (2+1+2+1) (Ries et al. 2017: 68).

Bibliography concerning Luxembourg

  • Ries, C., A. Arendt, C. Braunert, S. Christian, A. Dohet, A. Frantz, G. Geimer, M. Hellers, J. A. Massard, X. Mestdagh, R. Proess, N. Schneider & M. Pfeiffenschneider, 2017. Environmental impact assessment and black, watch and alert list classification after the ISEIA Protocol of invertebrates in Luxembourg. Bull. Soc. Nat. luxemb. 119: 63-70. [PDF 360 KB]

Suggested citation of this webpage

Ries, C. & M. Pfeiffenschneider (Eds.), 2019. Dermacentor marginatus Leach, 1815. In: - Invasive Alien Species in Luxembourg. URL: [21.08.2019].

 Last updated on Friday, April 20, 2018.