Aponomma hydrosauri

Aponomma hydrosauri

a tick that infests reptiles. It is the arthropod reservoir for Rickettsia honei on Flinders Island, Australia, and transmits Flinders Island spotted fever.
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Aponomma hydrosauri, the reptile-associated tick reservoir of Rickettsia honei on the Flynders Island, Australia.
honei was later determined to be Aponomma hydrosauri, a reptile tick (13).