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Argas

 [ahr´gas]
a genus of ticks parasitic in poultry, other birds, and sometimes humans.

Argas

(ar'găs),
A genus of soft ticks of the family Argasidae, some species of which usually infest birds but may attack humans.

Argas

/Ar·gas/ (ar´gas) a genus of ticks (family Argasidae), parasitic in poultry and other birds and sometimes humans.

Argas

a genus of ticks parasitic on poultry and other birds and sometimes humans.

Argas miniatus, Argas radiatus, Argas robertsi, Argas sanchezi
similar to A. persicus and originally classified with that species.
Argas persicus
causes tick worry of birds and paralysis of poultry; transmits Aegyptianella pullorum and Borrelia anserina.
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Argas persicus.By permission from Samour J, Avian Medicine, Mosby, 2000
Argas reflexus
infests pigeons and may transmit Borrelia anserina to poultry.
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Acaricidal and immunological studies on fowl tick Argas persicus infecting commercial balady chickens flock.
Novos aspectos morfologicos, biologicos e toxicos de Argas (Persicargas) miniatus Koch, 1844 (Ixodoidea, Argasidae) no Estado do Rio de Janeiro.
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.
bellii has been reported in 18 tick species belonging to the genera Amblyomma (8 species), Dermacentor (5 species), Haemaphysalis (2 species), Ixodes (1 species), Argas (1 species), and Ornithodoros (1 species) from different parts of Brazil, Argentina and United States, (4-12).
Argas ticks parasitize birds and bats and may occasionally bite humans without transmitting disease.
2%); Goniodes gigas (1%) and Chelopistes melagridis (1%) one species of fowl tick: Argas persicus (2%), and one species of mite: Megninia cubitalis (12%).
CGGVeritas will also establish a Center of Excellence for Automation in Geophysical Acquisition within the new technology center to be jointly opened in the Dhahran Techno Valley with ARGAS, its Saudi joint venture with TAQA.
Since its creation in January 1966, ARGAS has consistently delivered geophysical innovation and superior technical performance, expanding its business scope from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the whole Arabian Peninsula and Egypt.
This is the second deal for GCC and Scania with ARGAS in less than a year.
AvBat, isolated from Argas vespertilionis ticks in France (4), and E.
Since 2007, Argas has offered 3D marine surveys, 3D transition zone surveys, and micro-seismic monitoring surveys, among other things.
21 February 2014 - French geophysical company Compagnie Generale de Geophysique-Veritas (EPA:GA), or CGG, and Saudi oil and gas exploration firm Industrialization & Energy Services Company, or TAQA, unveiled a framework agreement, under which their geophysical joint venture companies Argas of Saudi Arabia and UAE-based Ardiseis would combine their operations.