Aponomma

Aponomma

a genus of ticks occurring almost entirely on reptiles. Resembles Amblyomma spp. except that they have no eyes. Includes A. aruginans (wombats), A. concolor (echidnas).
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granulatus in Thailand; Amblyomma cajennense in Texas, USA; and Aponomma hydrosauri in Australia (3-5).
Ultrastructural and genetic evidence of a reptilian tick, Aponomma hydrosauri, as a host of Rickettsia honei in Australia: possible transovarial transmission.
Aponomma hydrosauri, the reptile-associated tick reservoir of Rickettsia honei on the Flynders Island, Australia.
The host-specific tick Aponomma elaphense (see Keirans and Degenhardt, 1985, and references therein) occurred on five Durangan specimens of B.
The host-parasite relationship between Elaphe subocularis (Reptilia: Colubridae) and Aponomma elaphensis (Acarina: Ixodidae).
holocyclus, are the main arthropod hosts of QTT and Bothriocroton hydrosauri (formerly Aponomma hydrosauri) are the main hosts of FISF (8-10).
honei was later determined to be Aponomma hydrosauri, a reptile tick (13).