Haemaphysalis

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Haemaphysalis

(hē'mă-fī'să-lis),
A genus of small, eyeless, inornate ticks. As larvae and nymphs, they are found chiefly on small mammals and birds; as adults, they are found on larger mammals and some birds. They are important as vectors of protozoa and viruses, (e.g., Kyasanur Forest disease virus).
[G. haima, blood, + physaleos, full of wind]

Haemaphysalis

/Hae·ma·phys·a·lis/ (he″mah-fis´ah-lis) a genus of hard-bodied ticks, species of which are important vectors of disease.

Haemaphysalis

(hĕm″ă-fĭs′ă-lĭs) [″ + physallis, bubble]
A genus of ticks that includes species that are vectors for tick-borne viral diseases including hemorrhagic fever.

Haemaphysalis

a large genus of small ticks in the family Ixodidae.

Haemaphysalis bancrofti
found on cattle and marsupials. Called also wallaby tick.
Haemaphysalis bispinosa
found on cattle.
Haemaphysalis chordeilis (syn. Haemaphysalis cinnabarina, Haemaphysalis punctata)
found on birds.
Haemaphysalis cinnabarina punctata
found on most mammals and on birds. Implicated in the transmission of Babesia bigemina, B. motasi, Anaplasma centrale, A. marginale.
Haemaphysalis humerosa
transmits Q fever.
Haemaphysalis inermis
a widespread tick.
Haemaphysalis leachi leachi
occurs on domestic Carnivora and rodents. Called also yellow dog tick. Transmits canine piroplasmosis, Rickettsia conori and Coxiella burnetii.
Haemaphysalis leachi mushami
occurs on small Carnivora.
Haemaphysalis leporispalustris
found on rabbits, other small mammals and birds. Transmits Coxiella burnetii, Francisella tularensis Called also rabbit tick.
Haemaphysalis longicornis
a three-host tick found primarily on cattle, but also on many other mammals including humans. Transmits Theileria spp. and Coxiella burnetii.
Haemaphysalis otophila
found on rodents. May transmit Francisella tularensis.
Haemaphysalis parmata
found on Carnivora and antelope.
Haemaphysalis punctata
see H. cinnabarina punctata (above).