Rhipicephalus

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Rhipicephalus

(rī'pi-sef'ă-lŭs),
A genus of inornate hard ticks (family Ixodidae) consisting of about 50 species, all of which are Old World except Rhipicephalus sanguineus. Eyes and festoons are present in both sexes; short palpi and ventral plates are present only in the male. The genus includes important vectors of disease in humans and domestic animals.
[G. rhipis, fan, + kephalē, head]

Rhipicephalus

(rī″pĭ-sĕf′ă-lŭs) [Gr. rhipis, fan, + kephale, head]
A genus of ticks belonging to the family Ixodidae. Several species, esp. R. sanguineus, are vectors for the organisms of spotted fever, boutonneuse fever, and other rickettsial diseases.
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The identified tick species of this genera were Rhipicephalus pulchellus, Rhipicephalus evertsi evertsi, and Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) decloratus.
[14] who reported finding of Rhipicephalus evertsi evertsi exclusively in perineum and anal area.
ovis, transmitted by different species of tick including Rhipicephalus evertsi and Ixodes ricinus, is apathogenic or causes only a mild disease in sheep (Hooshmandrad and Hawa, 1973).
For example, Rhipicephalus evertsi (not a North American species) uses only two hosts, and the cattle tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) annulatus (essentially eradicated from the United States in the 1940s), parasitizes only one.
The presence of CCHF virus or genome was detected on Rhipicephalus evertsi evertsi ticks collected on three sheep from the markets.