Ornithodorus(redirected from Ornithodorus moubata)
OrnithodorusA genus of soft ticks that transmit RELAPSING FEVER.
a genus of soft-bodied ticks in the family Argasidae.
found on cattle and deer. A vector of epizootic bovine abortion.
a possible vector of African swine fever.
the kangaroo tick, a vector of Coxiella burnetii. Its bite can cause severe local and systemic reactions in humans.
causes tick paralysis.
a parasite of mammals, including humans, birds and reptiles. A vector of African swine fever and Q fever and possibly of Borrelia anserina and Aegyptianella pullorum in fowls.
Ornithodorus moubata porcinus (syn. Ornithodorus porcinus)
infests wart hog burrows and transmits African swine fever.
a possible transmitter of the African swine fever virus.
occurs on most domestic animals and may bite humans.
a vector of Q fever, Theileria and Anaplasma spp., and a cause of tick paralysis.