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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.
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Khan (2001) reported that a single tick of Argas persicus sucked huge quantity of blood daily and thus a heavy blood loss leads to anemia.
dromedarii and Argas persicus Oken, 1818, adults Repellent/toxic/inhabitant of oviposition and embryo gene si s of Bo ophilus microplus Canst.
capensis 40 Argas persicus 4 Midges Culicoides spp.
Turkiye'de gorulen keneler Rhipicephalus bursa Rhipicephalus turanicus Rhipicephalus sanguineus Hyalomma anatolicum anatolicum Hyalomma anatolicum excavatum Hyalomma detritum Hyalomma matginatum marginatum Boophilus annulatus Haemaphysalis parva Haemaphysalis punctata Haemaphysalis sulcata Dermacentor marginatus Ornithodoros lahorensis Argas persicus Tablo 4.
Examples in this group include Argas persicus (the fowl tick), Ar.
The fowl tick (Argas persicus) is a serious pest of chickens and other poultry around the world, transmitting a bacterial spirochete that inflicts a high mortality rate on infected birds.