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Common vampire bats (Desmodus rotundus) occur throughout much of South America to northern México. Vampire bats have not been documented in recent history in the United States, but have been documented within about 50 km of the U.S. state of Texas. Vampire bats feed regularly on the blood of...

Author(s)
Hayes, M. A.; Piaggio, A. J.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2018, 13, 2, pp e0192887
Abstract

Collections of Amblyomma auricularium and A. pseudoconcolor Aragão, 1908 are discussed in relation to distribution and hosts. Three tick collections (two from Argentina and a third from the USA) house a total of 574 A. auricularium (307 males, 162 females, 73 nymphs and 32 larvae) and 179 A....

Author(s)
Guglielmone, A. A.; Estrada-Peña, A.; Luciani, C. A.; Mangold, A. J.; Keirans, J. E.
Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental and Applied Acarology, 2003, 29, 1/2, pp 131-139
Abstract

The guttatus group of the genus Culicoides, subgenus Hoffmania, is comprised in the Neotropical Region of 30 species, of which the following 7 species are described as new (by Spinelli): C. brownei sp. nov. from Colombia; C. davidi sp. nov. from Colombia and Trinidad; C. diffusus sp. nov. from...

Author(s)
Spinelli, G. R.; Greiner, E. C.; Wirth, W. W.
Publisher
Associated Publishers, Gainesville, Florida, USA
Citation
Contributions of the American Entomological Institute, 1993, 27, 3, pp 91 pp.
Abstract

A study of bovine parasitic gastro-enteritis (PGE) under extensive grazing conditions was carried out in Paraguay through a 2-year period. The investigation was divided into 2 sections: (i) a sequential field investigation of PGE in 2 beef herds; (ii) ecological observations on the free-living...

Author(s)
Benitez-Usher, C.; Maciel, S.; Rebollo, C.; Armour, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam, The, Netherlands
Citation
Impact of diseases on livestock production in the tropics. (Proc. 4th Internat. Conf., Kissimmee, Florida, USA, 9-13 May 1983.) (Developments in Animal and Veterinary Sciences, 15.), 1984, pp 295-308
Abstract

Knowledge on the ticks of economic importance in Latin America is briefly reviewed, notes being given on the external morphology and world distribution of each. The species listed are Boophilus microplus (Can.), which is the species of greatest economic importance in Latin America where it is...

Author(s)
Luque, G.
Publisher
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical., Cali, Colombia
Citation
Workshop on the Ecology and Control of external parasites of economic importance on bovines in Latin America. August 25-30, 1975., 1978, pp 23-27

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