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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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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

BeninPresent
Burkina FasoPresent
BurundiPresent
CameroonPresent
Central African RepublicPresent
Congo, Democratic Republic of thePresent
Congo, Republic of thePresent
Côte d'IvoirePresent
EthiopiaPresent
GambiaPresent
GhanaPresent
GuineaPresent
Guinea-BissauPresent
KenyaPresent
MadagascarPresent
MalawiPresent
MaliPresent
MauritaniaPresent
MayottePresent
NigeriaPresent
RéunionPresent
SenegalPresent
SomaliaPresent
SudanPresent
TanzaniaPresent
UgandaPresent
ZambiaPresent
ZimbabwePresent

Asia

BangladeshPresent
IsraelPresent
MalaysiaPresent
OmanPresent
Saudi ArabiaPresent
YemenPresent

Europe

CyprusPresent
GreecePresent
ItalyPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-SicilyPresent

North America

AnguillaPresent
Antigua and BarbudaPresent
CubaPresent
DominicaPresent
GuadeloupePresent
JamaicaPresent
MartiniquePresent
MontserratPresent
Puerto RicoPresent
Saint Kitts and NevisPresent
Saint LuciaPresentIntroducedInvasive
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesPresent
Trinidad and TobagoPresent
U.S. Virgin IslandsPresent
United StatesPresent

South America

BrazilPresent

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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