Rhipicephalus microplus

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Rhipicephalus microplus

A haematophagous hard tick that is the most important tick parasite of livestock in the world—it may decrease production, damage hides and serve as a vector for arboviral and bacterial (babesiosis due to Babesia bigemina, and B bovis and anaplasmosis due to Anaplasma marginale) infections.

Hosts
Cattle, buffalo, horses, donkeys, goats, sheep, deer, pigs, dogs and some wild animals.

Range
Everyplace in the world, except the US.
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Seasonal variation of Boophilus microplus (Canestrini, 1887)(Acari: Ixodidae) in cattle in Minas Gerais State, Brazil.
A sourvey of the ability of tropical legumes in the genus Stylosanthes to trap larvae of the cattle tick, Boophilus microplus.
2005) who reported higher prevalence of Boophilus microplus (54%) in cattle during a study conducted in Guatemala.
Eficacia do extrato aquoso de Azadirachta indica no controle de Boophilus microplus em bovino.
Patogenicidad de Lecanicillium lecanii (Fungi) sobre la garrapata Boophilus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) en laboratorio.
To avoid misunderstanding and disbelief among researchers concerning name changes, Boophilus was retained as a subgeneric epithet, and Boophilus microplus became Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (GUGLIELMONE et al.
The relation between engorgement and dropping of Boophilus microplus (Canestrini) (Ixodidae) to the assessment of tick numbers on cattle.
El aceite de Calea serrata (Asteraceae) tiene actividad anti acaricida en Boophilus microplus de bovinos, como lo demostraron Ribeiro et al.
Evaluation of Metarhizium anisopliae (Hyphomycetes) for the control of Boophilus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) on naturally infested cattle in the Mexican tropics.
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.