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.
In spite of that, in the past few years a few systematic studies have been conducted in Brazil for the identification of bird tick species and related pathogenic microorganisms.