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n.1.A genus of venomous ticks which attack men and animals. The famous Persian Argas, also called Miana bug, is Argas Persicus; that of Central America, called talaje by the natives, is Argas Talaje.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Obtained results showed that seven out of 2.610 ticks were (0.27 %) Argasidae (six Argas persicus and one Ornithodoros spp.
En otros trabajos se demostro que Btk produjo 100% de mortalidad sobre garrapatas de aves de corral (Argas persicus) despues de cinco dias, a una dosis de 1 mg/ml, como tambien accion sobe garrapatas de camellos (Hyalomma dromedarii), con una mortalidad 93,3% a dosis muy altas (10.000 [micron]g/ml) (13).
While W persica, which was isolated from the soft tick Argas persicus, was erroneously attributed to the genus as revealed by phylogenetic analysis of the 16S rRNA gene showing its close relatedness to the genus Francisella [27].
Argas persicus transmits Borrelia anserina which is the causative agent of fowl spirochaetosis (Rashid and Ali, 1991; Telmadarraiy et al., 2007).
Labib, "Acaricidal efficacy of Myrrh (Commiphora molmol) on the fowl tick Argas persicus (Acari: Argasidae).," Journal of the Egyptian Society of Parasitology, vol.
In sites [S.sub.1-2], 144 adult ticks (2 Rhipicephalus spp., 4 Argas persicus, and 138 Ornithodoros sonrai) from 55 burrows inside of 16 human dwellings were collected.
Argas persicus had the most frequency in poultry nests, but only few of the argasid ticks were collected from human dwellings (Table 3).
Taxonomical study of ectoparasites on indigenous poultry and effect of fowl tick Argas persicus on different blood parameters.