Dermacentor variabilis

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Related to Dermacentor variabilis: Rocky Mountain spotted fever, Dermacentor andersoni
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Noun1.Dermacentor variabilis - common tick that can transmit Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemiaDermacentor variabilis - common tick that can transmit Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemia
hard tick, ixodid - ticks having a hard shield on the back and mouth parts that project from the head
Dermacentor, genus Dermacentor - vectors of important diseases of man and animals
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felis protozoa are transmitted to domestic cats by ticks, such as Amblyomma americanum and Dermacentor variabilis (1).
( Wag Walking  reported tick paralysis was caused by salivary neurotoxin(s) produced by certain species of ticks including the American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis), Rocky Mountain wood tick (Dermacentor andersoni), Lone star tick (Amblyomma americanum), Deer tick or Blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis).
It protects against ticks: lone star tick (Amblyomma americanum), American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis), black-legged tick (Ixodes scapularis) and brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus), as well as fleas (Ctenocephalides felis).
Most cases in the US have been associated with bites from infected arthropods, commonly Amblyomma americanum (lone star tick), Dermacentor variabilis (dog tick), and Dermacentor andersoni (wood tick) [10, 11].
felis are the Tone Star Tick (Amblyomma americanum), which is considered the predominant carrier of the disease, and the American Dog Tick (Dermacentor variabilis).
Transcriptome data are being used widely to analyze the transcripts in male reproductive organs of many arthropod species such as Aedes aegypti (L.) (Diptera: Culicidae), Dermacentor variabilis Say (Ixodida: Ixodidae), Lutzomyia longipalpis (Lutz & Neiva) (Diptera: Psychodidae), and Teleogryllus oceanicus (Le Guillou) (Orthoptera: Gryllidae) (Champagne & Brown 2007; Sonenshine et al.
The American Dog Tick (Dermacentor variabilis) feeds on dogs and humans and can spread Rocky Mountain spotted fever.
Pathogenicity of entomopathogenic fungi Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae to Ixodidae tick species Dermacentor variabilis, Rhipicephalus sanguineus, and Ixodes scapularis.
Dermacentor variabilis, A americanum and A maculatum ticks analyzed for Rickettsia species.
The American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis (Say), is the primary vector responsible for transmission of R.
Likewise, its biting cousin, the American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis), also transmits Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemia.