Argasidae


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Related to Argasidae: hard tick, tick bite, Soft ticks
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Noun1.Argasidae - soft ticks
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Acarina, order Acarina - mites and ticks
argasid, soft tick - tick lacking a dorsal shield and having mouth parts on the under side of the head
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The ticks removed were analyzed in the Department of Parasitology and were both revealed to be adult female ear ticks (Otobius megnini) belonging to the Argasidae family.
Hitherto, a total of 907 tick species including Argasidae (n=186), Ixodidae (n=720) and Nuttalliella (n=1) were identified throughout the world.
Although less familiar than the hard ticks, soft ticks (family Argasidae) also have been known to transmit microbial pathogens that can cause serious illnesses in humans and animals, e.g.
(2006) Ferruginous Pygmy-Owl (Glaudicium brasilianum) and Eastern Screech-Owl (Megascopes asio): New hosts for Philornis mimicola (Diptera: Miscidae) and Ornithodoros concanensis (Acari: Argasidae).
Faccioli, Garrapatas (Acari: Ixodidae Y Argasidae) Del La Coleccioon De Invertebrados Del Museo Provincial De Ciencias Naturales "Florentino Ameghino", M.
The Argasidae, Ixodidae and Nuttalliellidae (Acari: Ixodida) of the world: a list of valid species names.