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Related to Argas persicus: Argas reflexus, Rhipicephalus sanguineus, Ixodes holocyclus, Otobius megnini
a genus of ticks parasitic in poultry, other birds, and sometimes humans.
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A genus of soft ticks of the family Argasidae, some species of which usually infest birds but may attack humans.
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