Rhipicephalus sanguineus

Rhi·pi·ceph·a·lus san·gui·n'e·us

the brown dog tick, probably the most common and widespread species found on dogs in the U.S.; it may attack other animals but rarely attacks humans; it is a vector of Rocky Mountain spotted fever in Mexico and is a vector of the rickettsia of boutonneuse fever.


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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The ticks identified in Pakistan from various livestock species are; Rhipicephalus sanguineus, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus, R (B) annulatus, Hyalomma anatolicum anatolicum, H.
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).
Sus vectores son las garrapatas Rhipicephalus sanguineus y Dermacentor variabilis.
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.
BRAVECTO Topical for dogs kills adult fleas and is indicated for the treatment and prevention of flea infestations (Ctenocephalides felis) and the treatment and control of tick infestations Ixodes scapularis (black-legged tick), Dermacentor variabilis (American dog tick),and Rhipicephalus sanguineus (brown dog tick) for 12 weeks in dogs and puppies six months of age and older, and weighing 4.
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.
Biology and ecology of the brown dog tick, Rhipicephalus sanguineus.
conorii) is transmitted to man by the bite of the brown dog tick, Rhipicephalus sanguineus, which was suspected to be the vector.
Ehrlichia canis is mainly transmitted by brown dog tick, Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Groves et al.
in brown dog tick Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Acari: Ixodidae) of Matamoros, Coahuila, Mexico.