Rhipicephalus microplus


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Rhipicephalus microplus

A haematophagous hard tick that is the most important tick parasite of livestock in the world—it may decrease production, damage hides and serve as a vector for arboviral and bacterial (babesiosis due to Babesia bigemina, and B bovis and anaplasmosis due to Anaplasma marginale) infections.

Hosts
Cattle, buffalo, horses, donkeys, goats, sheep, deer, pigs, dogs and some wild animals.

Range
Everyplace in the world, except the US.
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