argasid


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Synonyms for argasid

tick lacking a dorsal shield and having mouth parts on the under side of the head

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Argasid ticks can be found in well-established colonies of bats, where high transfer of ectoparasites occurs (Guerrero, 1996).
FREQUENCIES OF VARIOUS SPECIES OF ARGASID TICKS COLLECTED FROM HUMAN DWELLINGS IN VARIOUS VILLAGES IN BIJAR COUNTY, KURDISTAN PROVINCE, IRAN DURING SUCCESSIVE SEASONS FROM THE WINTER OF 2002 THROUGH THE AUTUMN OF 2003.
(11) Ixodid ticks have a hard dorsal plate or scutum, which is absent in the soft-bodied, argasid ticks.
turicatae, which are transmitted to humans by argasid (soft) ticks of the genus Ornithodoros.
In the western, northwestern, and foothill regions of the Alborz Mountains, the Argasid soft tick Ornithodoros tholozani is commonplace and accounts for [approximately equal to] 60% of TBRF cases attributed to Borrelia persica.
reflexus; an argasid (soft) tick which mainly infests pigeons, but occasionally infests mammals.
The remaining pages are divided among dscussions of fleas, lice, bedbugs, triatomine bugs, cockroaches, mites, and argasid and ixodid ticks.
Characteristics of the transphase and transovarial transmission of Rickettsia sibirica by ixodid and argasid ticks [in Russian].
African swine fever virus infection in the argasid host, Ornithodoros porcinus porcinus.
To the Editor: Tickborne relapsing fever (TBRF) is caused by several Borrelia species and transmitted by argasid soft ticks of the genus Ornithodoros.