Rhipicephalus

Rhipicephalus

(rī'pi-sef'ă-lŭs),
A genus of inornate hard ticks (family Ixodidae) consisting of about 50 species, all of which are Old World except Rhipicephalus sanguineus. Eyes and festoons are present in both sexes; short palpi and ventral plates are present only in the male. The genus includes important vectors of disease in humans and domestic animals.
[G. rhipis, fan, + kephalē, head]

Rhipicephalus

/Rhi·pi·ceph·a·lus/ (ri″pĭ-sef´ah-lus) a genus of cattle ticks, many species of which transmit disease-producing organisms, such as Babesia ovis, B. canis, Rickettsia rickettsii, and R. conorii.

Rhipicephalus

(rī″pĭ-sĕf′ă-lŭs) [Gr. rhipis, fan, + kephale, head]
A genus of ticks belonging to the family Ixodidae. Several species, esp. R. sanguineus, are vectors for the organisms of spotted fever, boutonneuse fever, and other rickettsial diseases.

Rhipicephalus

a genus of ticks in the family Ixodidae.

Rhipicephalus appendiculatus
a three-host tick found on most animal species. Called also brown ear tick. Transmits Theileria parva, Babesia spp. and other protozoan and viral diseases including Nairobi sheep disease and louping ill. It is the principal vector of East Coast fever.
Rhipicephalus ayrei
transmits Theileria parva.
Rhipicephalus bursa
transmits Babesia, Theileria, Anaplasma, Rickettsia, Anaplasma, Coxiella spp.
Rhipicephalus capensis
a three-host tick, parasitic on cattle; transmits East Coast fever.
Rhipicephalus evertsi
a two-host tick; transmits Theileria, Babesia, Borrelia, Rickettsia spp. Called also red-legged tick.
Rhipicephalus jeanelli
transmits Theileria parva.
Rhipicephalus neavei
transmits Theileria parva.
Rhipicephalus pulchellus
transmits Nairobi sheep disease virus and Theileria parva.
Rhipicephalus sanguineus
a three-host tick, mainly a parasite of dogs but occurs on all species of mammals and birds. It transmits Babesia, Borrelia, Coxiella, Rickettsia, Anaplasma and Pasteurella spp. Also causes tick paralysis.
Rhipicephalus simus
a three-host tick that transmits Theileria parva.
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spinigera) (37, 38), las cuales son mas abundantes en regiones endemicas, aunque tambien puede ser transmitido por los generos Ixodes, Dermacentor y Rhipicephalus (1, 30, 38).
The ticks identified in Pakistan from various livestock species are; Rhipicephalus sanguineus, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus, R (B) annulatus, Hyalomma anatolicum anatolicum, H.
Rhipicephalus tick-transmitted RMSF was initially recognized in Mexico during the 1940s, yet during the past 12 years the disease has rapidly reemerged in parts of Baja California and Sonora, Mexico (3,4,6,8,9).
Cattle fever ticks, known scientifically as Rhipicephalus (formerly Boophilus) annulatus and R.
De las garrapatas que afectan a los perros, Rhipicephalus sanguineus es la mas comun y la de mayor distribucion mundial; se le encuentra entre los 50[grados] N y 35[grados] S, y en America desde Canada hasta Argentina [1, 18].
For instance, involvement of ticks in the transmission of Leishmania infantum, especially Rhipicephalus sanguineus sensu lato, was first demonstrated in France in the 1930s, through observation of the ability of these ticks to mechanically transmit the protozoon to rodents (BLANC & CAMINOPETROS, 1930).
In vitro Efficacy of Morinda citrifolia L in the Control of Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae)
2) Rickettsiae are transmitted to humans by the bite of the dog tick Rhipicephalus sanguineus, and human contact with the tick intermediate hosts--domestic and stray dogs, is an important epidemiological determinant.
Thirteen of these ticks were the dreaded Rhipicephalus, which carries some awful diseases and is capable of infecting homes.
En un SSPi, la presencia de arbustos y arboles en el potrero puede conducir a una alteracion en la tasa de desarrollo de la garrapata Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus debido a una variacion en el microclima.
04% ricinoleic acid; and the effects of the ricinoleic acid on the morphophysiology of the ovaries and the salivary glands of Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Latreille) (Acari: Ixodidae) led to the avoidance of two important processes: reproduction and feeding (Arnosti et al.
It is transmitted mainly by tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus which is considered to be the main vector.