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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(2015) examined the acaricidal efficacy of amitraz and diazinon in vitro and in vivo against Rhipicephalus pulchellus and H.
(Kebede et al., 2012) identified the tick species were Amblyomma variegatum (49.2%), Boophilus decoloratus, (21.2%), Hyalomma marginatum (9.8%), Hyalomma truncatum (6.2%), Rhipicephalus evertsievertsi (6.6%), and Rhipicephalus pulchellus (5.3%) in Awi zone, Amhara region.
The identified tick species of this genera were Rhipicephalus pulchellus, Rhipicephalus evertsi evertsi, and Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) decloratus.
Browning, "The aggregation of questing ticks, Rhipicephalus pulchellus, on grass stems, with observations on Rhipicephalus appendicuiatus," Physiological Entomology, vol.
In Kenya, CCHFV has been detected on only 2 occasions: in Rhipicephalus pulchellus ticks collected in the 1970s from a dying sheep in a veterinary laboratory in the town of Kabete outside Nairobi (2) and from a person with Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in western Kenya in October 2000 (5).
Six isolates of the virus were obtained from pools of Amblyomma gemma and Rhipicephalus pulchellus ticks collected from hides of cattle in Nairobi, Kenya, in October 1999.
Species of ticks collected included Rhipicephalus pulchellus (56%), Amblyomma gemma (14%), R.