Ornithodoros erraticus

Or·ni·thod·o·ros er·ra·t'i·cus

a species of tick the small variety of which is the vector of Borrelia crocidurae in Africa, the Near East, and Central Asia; the large variety is the vector of B. hispanica in the Iberian peninsula and adjacent north Africa.
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The epidemiology and geographic distribution of relapsing fever Borreliosis in West and North Africa, with a review of the Ornithodoros erraticus complex (Acari: Ixodida).
The CD2v protein enhances African swine fever virus replication in the tick vector, Ornithodoros erraticus. Virology.
Characterization of pathogenic and non-pathogenic African swine fever virus isolates from Ornithodoros erraticus inhabiting pig premises in Portugal.
crocidurae infections have been detected in northern and southern Morocco, respectively, along with the tick vectors responsible for their transmission (Ornithodoros erraticus and O.
Dr Rowlands studied for her PhD at the Institute for Animal Health Pirbright Laboratory on the interaction of ASFV with the tick vector Ornithodoros erraticus and on the molecular epidemiology of ASFV.
Distribution and biology of Ornithodoros erraticus in parts of Spain affected by African swine fever.