Haemaphysalis

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Haemaphysalis

(hē'mă-fī'să-lis),
A genus of small, eyeless, inornate ticks. As larvae and nymphs, they are found chiefly on small mammals and birds; as adults, they are found on larger mammals and some birds. They are important as vectors of protozoa and viruses, (e.g., Kyasanur Forest disease virus).
[G. haima, blood, + physaleos, full of wind]

Haemaphysalis

(hĕm″ă-fĭs′ă-lĭs) [″ + physallis, bubble]
A genus of ticks that includes species that are vectors for tick-borne viral diseases including hemorrhagic fever.
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Three species of ticks namely Boophilus microplus, Rhipicephalus sanguineus and Haemaphysalis bispinosa infesting cattle were documented in Bangladesh (Kabir et al., 2011).
Parthenogenesis Ixodidae Amblyomma agamum Aragao 1912, Amblyomma dissimile Koch 1844 *, Boophilus microplus Canestrini 1887, Haemaphysalis bispinosa Neumann 1897, Hyalomma spp, Rhipicephalus bursa Canestrini and Fanzago 1877.