Aponomma

Aponomma

a genus of ticks occurring almost entirely on reptiles. Resembles Amblyomma spp. except that they have no eyes. Includes A. aruginans (wombats), A. concolor (echidnas).
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Influence of temperatureand relative humidity on the moulting success of Amblyomma limbatum and Aponomma hydrosauri (Acari: Ixodidae) larvae and nymphs.
La subfamilia Amblyomminae agrupa los generos Amblyomma y Aponomma.
granulatus in Thailand; Amblyomma cajennense in Texas, USA; and Aponomma hydrosauri in Australia (3-5).
Ultrastructural and genetic evidence of a reptilian tick, Aponomma hydrosauri, as a host of Rickettsia honei in Australia: possible transovarial transmission.
There are three subfamilies of hard ticks within the Ixodidae family: Ixodinae (consisting of the single genus Ixodes), Amblyominae (containing the genera Amblyomma, Haemaphysalis, Aponomma, and Dermacentor), and Rhipicephalineae (containing the genera Rhipicephalus, Anocentor, Hyalomma, Boophilus, and Margaropus).
Aponomma hydrosauri, the reptile-associated tick reservoir of Rickettsia honei on the Flynders Island, Australia.
the barnacles Chthamalus and Balanus [Connell 1961], and the ticks Aponomma and Amblyomma [Bull 1991]).
The host-specific tick Aponomma elaphense (see Keirans and Degenhardt, 1985, and references therein) occurred on five Durangan specimens of B.
holocyclus, are the main arthropod hosts of QTT and Bothriocroton hydrosauri (formerly Aponomma hydrosauri) are the main hosts of FISF (8-10).
honei was later determined to be Aponomma hydrosauri, a reptile tick (13).