cattle tick


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cattle tick

n.
A brown tick (Boophilus annulatus) whose bite transmits the causative agent of Texas fever in cattle.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
(Piperales: Piperaceae) from the Amazon Forest for the cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae).
Constantinoiu, "Host resistance in cattle to infestation with the cattle tick Rhipicephalus microplus," Parasite Immunology, vol.
African Bos indicus cattle are believed to be more resistant to infestation by cattle ticks compared to taurine animals [58].
Ribeiro, "Evaluation of the efficacy of acaricides used to control the cattle tick, Rhipicephalus microplus, in Dairy Herds raised in the Brazilian Southwestern Amazon," Veterinary Medicine International, vol.
Hailu, "Species composition, prevalence and seasonal variations of ixodid cattle ticks in and around Haramaya town, Ethiopia," Journal of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health, vol.
Phylogenetic analysis of mitochondrial genome sequences indicates that the cattle tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus, contains a cryptic species.
Identification of a mutation in the parasodium channel gene of the cattle tick Rhipicephalus microplus associated with resistance to flumethrin but not to cypermethrin.
Acaricidal activity of an oleoresinous extract from Copaifera reticulata (Leguminosae: Caesalpinioideae) against larvae of the southern cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae).
Detection and characterization of amitraz resistance in the southern cattle tick, Boophilus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae).
Naithani, "Resistance to BHC in the cattle tick Boophilus microplus in India," Bulletin of Entomological Research, vol.
Isolation of Bm95 from the cattle tick Boophilus microplus a more universal antigen for the control of the infestations.