Boophilus

Boophilus

/Bo·oph·i·lus/ (bo-of´ĭ-lus) a genus of hard-bodied ticks that are vectors of babesiosis, including B. annula´tus, the vector of Babesia bigemina; B. mi´croplus, the vector of Babesia bovis; and B. calcara´tus, the vector of Babesia major.

Boophilus

(bo-o'fil-us) [L. bos, ox, cow, Gr. philein, to love]
A genus of ticks that parasitizes humans and cattle and other animals.
See: Ixodes

Boophilus

a genus of ticks in the family Ixodidae.

Boophilus annulatus
a one-host tick which transmits Babesia bigemina. Called also North American tick.
Boophilus calcaratus
a tick that transmits Anaplasma marginale, Babesia bigemina and B. berbera.
Boophilus decoloratus
a one-host tick that transmits Anaplasma marginale, Babesia bigemina, B. ovis, B. trautmanni and Borrelia theileri.
Boophilus microplus
a one-host tick that transmits Anaplasma marginale, Babesia bovis, B. bigemina and Coxiella burnetti.
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The ticks genera reported in Punjab province of Pakistan includes; Hyalomma, Boophilus (now included in genus Rhipicephalus), Haemaphysalis and Rhipicephalus (Durrani and Kamal, 2008) with varying prevalence in different regions of the province.
A sourvey of the ability of tropical legumes in the genus Stylosanthes to trap larvae of the cattle tick, Boophilus microplus.
The present study revealed the most dominant tick species; Boophilus (35.
En estudios previos [32] se compararon la accion del neem, la ivermectina y la doramectina frente a Boophilus micropulus, B.
Desiccation of eggs (Dermacentor variabilis) occurred when RH was reduced 6-8 h daily, fewer eggs hatched at 85% than 95% RH (Sonenshine and Tigner 1969), and weight and hatchability of Boophilus decoloratus eggs were reduced at lower RH (Rechav and Maltzahn 1977).
El aceite de Calea serrata (Asteraceae) tiene actividad anti acaricida en Boophilus microplus de bovinos, como lo demostraron Ribeiro et al.
El uso de una vacuna compuesta por las proteinas recombinantes cisteina endopeptidasa degradante de vitelina y pro-catepsina de yema de huevo de boophilus (VTDCE y BYC, por sus siglas en ingles, respectivamente) obtenida de R.
Furthermore, the nectar of Ritha can kill the flies and larvae of Southern cattle mite's species called Boophilus microplus.
First report of permethrin- resistant Boophilus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) collected within the United States.
Miller RJ, Davey RB, George JE First report of organophosphate-resistant Boophilus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) within the United States.