Bird tick


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Related to Bird tick: bird lice, bird flea
(Zool.) a dipterous insect parasitic upon birds (genus Ornithomyia, and allies), usually winged.

See also: Bird

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Isolation of Ganjam virus from the bird tick Haemaphysalis wellingtoni, Nuttall and Warburton, 1907.
This paper presents new records for the bird tick, description of a site where specimens may be readily collected, and comments on an apparent bacterial symbiont associated with the tick.
cordeilis, the bird tick which is common on game fowl and may transmit diseases among these birds.