Amblyomma maculatum

Am·bly·om·ma ma·cu·la·'tum

the Gulf Coast tick, a species that is a pest of livestock in the southeastern U.S.

Amblyomma

a genus of ticks of the family Ixodidae.

Amblyomma americanum
a three-host tick which causes painful bites and tick paralysis and transmits Q fever, tularemia and Rocky Mountain spotted fever of humans. Called also the lone star tick.
Amblyomma cajennense
a three-host tick that transmits spotted fever of human and leptospirosis due to L. pomona. Called also cayenne tick.
Amblyomma hebraeum
a three-host tick that transmits Ehrlichia ruminantium, the cause of heartwater. It also causes severe bite wounds. Called also bont tick.
Amblyomma maculatum
a three-host tick which causes paralysis but does not transmit disease. Called also Gulf coast tick.
Amblyomma pomposum
a three-host tick, a vector for Ehrlichia ruminantium, the cause of heartwater.
Amblyomma variegatum
a three-host tick which transmits Ehrlichia ruminantium, the cause of heartwater, Coxiella burnetii (Q fever) and Nairobi sheep disease. Called also variegated or tropical bont tick.
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Ralph Robinson Parker isolated R parkeri from Amblyomma maculatum, commonly known as the Gulf Coast tick.
parkeri, recently recognized as a pathogen of humans, is transmitted by Amblyomma maculatum (Gulf Coast) ticks (Figure).
El principal vector es la garrapata Amblyomma maculatum (1).
Ornithonyssus sylviarum was the most prevalent mite (65%), while Amblyomma maculatum was the most abundant tick (75%) among wild grey partridges (Table II).
En Uruguay en 1990, se presentaron casos de Fiebre manchada diagnosticados por IFI en los cuales el vector incriminado fue la garrapata Amblyomma maculatum, que fue recolectada de mascotas caninas (85).
Rickettsia parkeri, the causative agent of disease, was initially isolated from the Gulf Coast tick, Amblyomma maculatum, in 1937.
tigrinum fue descrito por Koch (1844) en Brasil como sinonimo de Amblyomma maculatum, hasta que en 1959 se efectuo una revision concluyendose que A.
Este es el primer reporte de Rhipicephalus sanguineus, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus y Amblyomma maculatum Figura 1 dentro de la ciudad de Bogota ectoparasitando a Canis familiaris y aunque se hallo 1 garrapata por canino, la tasa de infestacion por estos artropodos fue 4,25%, una alta tasa por tratarse de animales de compania, domiciliados, vinculados a planes de atencion sanitaria, en una ciudad del tropico americano con altura de 2640 msnm, donde no se habian descrito antes.
Amblyomma maculatum Koch (Gulf Coast tick) has been reported throughout the southeastern United States, California, and Arizona (Goddard & Norment 1983) and on various animals including cattle, deer, mesocarnivores, and ground dwelling birds (Tugwell & Lancaster 1962).
Attempted transmission of Ehrlichia chaffeensis among white-tailed deer by Amblyomma maculatum.
Key words: Costa Rica, Amblyomma cajennense, Amblyomma maculatum, population dynamics.