Margaropus

Margaropus

(mar-gar'ō-pŭs),
A genus of ixodid ticks closely resembling Boophilus, but not having festoons or ornamentations; they are characterized by greatly enlarged posterior legs and a prolonged median plate.
[G. margaros, pearl oyster, + pous, foot]

Margaropus

a genus of ticks in the family Ixodidae, similar physically to Boophilus spp.

Margaropus reidi
found on giraffes.
Margaropus winthemi
found on horses, sometimes cattle; called also Argentine tick.
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Ticks of the Sudan (with special reference to Equatoria Province and with preliminary reviews of the genera Boophilus, Margaropus, and Hyalomma).
Dunya genelinde bulunan kene tur sayisi ve turlerine gore dagilimi Ortalama Familya Genus tur sayisi Ixodidae Ixodes 245 Amblyomma 131 Bothriocroton * 5 Haemaphysalis * 164 Hyalomma * 24 Nosomma 1 Anomalohimalaya 3 Cosmiomma 1 Dermacentor * 34 Margaropus 3 Rhipicentor 2 Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) * 5 Rhipicephalus 74 Nuttalliellidae Nuttalliella 1 Argasidae Argas * 58 Carios 88 Ornithodoros * 35 Otobius 3 Laelaptidae Gammaridacarus 1 Toplam 878 * Ulkemizde gorulen kene turleri Tablo 3.
Kenelerin taksonomik siniflandirilmasi ve genuslann ortalama tur sayilari Ortalama Familya Genus tur sayisi Ixodidae Ixodes 245 Amblyomma 131 Bothriocroton 5 Haemaphysalis 164 Hyalomma 24 Nosomma 1 Anomalohimalaya 3 Cosmiomma 1 Dermacentor 34 Margaropus 3 Rhipicentor 2 Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) 5 Rhipicephalus 74 Nuttalliellidae Nuttalliella 1 Argasidae Argas 58 Carios 88 Omithodoros 35 Otobius 3 Laelaptidae Gammaridacarus 1 Toplam 878 Tablo 2.