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Amblyomma variegatum
(tropical bont tick)

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Amblyomma variegatum (tropical bont tick)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 19 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Invasive Species
  • Vector of Animal Disease
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Amblyomma variegatum
  • Preferred Common Name
  • tropical bont tick
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Chelicerata
  •         Class: Arachnida

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Amblyomma variegatum (tropical bont tick); adult, male.
TitleAdult
CaptionAmblyomma variegatum (tropical bont tick); adult, male.
Copyright©From Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research. With permission of the editor
Amblyomma variegatum (tropical bont tick); adult, male.
AdultAmblyomma variegatum (tropical bont tick); adult, male.©From Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research. With permission of the editor
Amblyomma variegatum (tropical bont tick); adult, female.
TitleVector
CaptionAmblyomma variegatum (tropical bont tick); adult, female.
Copyright©From Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research. With permission of the editor.
Amblyomma variegatum (tropical bont tick); adult, female.
VectorAmblyomma variegatum (tropical bont tick); adult, female.©From Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research. With permission of the editor.

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Amblyomma variegatum

Preferred Common Name

  • tropical bont tick

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Chelicerata
  •                 Class: Arachnida
  •                     Subclass: Acari
  •                         Order: Parasitiformes
  •                             Suborder: Ixodida
  •                                 Family: Ixodidae
  •                                     Genus: Amblyomma
  •                                         Species: Amblyomma variegatum

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

BeninPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Burkina FasoPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
BurundiPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
CameroonPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Central African RepublicPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Congo, Democratic Republic of thePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Congo, Republic of thePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Côte d'IvoirePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
EthiopiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
GambiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
GhanaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
GuineaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Guinea-BissauPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
KenyaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MadagascarPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MalawiPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MaliPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MauritaniaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MayottePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
NigeriaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
RéunionPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
SenegalPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
SomaliaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
SudanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
TanzaniaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
UgandaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
ZambiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
ZimbabwePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)

Asia

BangladeshPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
IsraelPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MalaysiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
OmanPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Saudi ArabiaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
YemenPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)

Europe

CyprusPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
GreecePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
ItalyPresentCABI (Undated)Present based on regional distribution.
-SicilyPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)

North America

AnguillaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Antigua and BarbudaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
CubaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
DominicaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
GuadeloupePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
JamaicaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MartiniquePresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MontserratPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Puerto RicoPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Saint Kitts and NevisPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Saint LuciaPresentIntroducedInvasiveGovernment of Saint Lucia (2012)
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
Trinidad and TobagoPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
U.S. Virgin IslandsPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
United StatesPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)

South America

BrazilPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)

References

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Government of Saint Lucia, 2012. Dengue Fever Alert - Fight the Aedes aegypti Mosquito!. http://www.stlucia.gov.lc/agencies/health/alerts/dengue_fever_alert_-_fight_the_ades_aegypti_mosquito!.htm

Distribution References

CABI Data Mining, 2001. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status inferred from regional distribution. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Government of Saint Lucia, 2012. Dengue Fever Alert - Fight the Aedes aegypti Mosquito!, http://www.stlucia.gov.lc/agencies/health/alerts/dengue_fever_alert_-_fight_the_ades_aegypti_mosquito!.htm

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