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A total of 665 Argas miniatus were collected in two municipalities in Bahia and Minas Gerais, Brazil. 596 (89.6%) had fed and 489 (82%) reacted to only one type of blood from birds (46.8%), rodents (30.9%), opossums (14.5%), cattle (4.3%) and horses (3.5%). The type of mammal blood was detected in...

Lorosa, E. S.; Andrade, R. E.; Valente, M. V. M.; Faria, M. S.; Cruz, J. R.; Gazeta, G. S.
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2007, 59, 6, pp 1485-1488

Between June 1990 and February 1991, an investigation of ixodid populations of the ears of Equidae from Minas Gerais and Guanambi, Bahia, Brazil, was carried out. Anocentor nitens was the most prevalent (97.50%) and most abundant (98.35%) species, followed by Boophilus microplus (36.10% and 1.59%)...

Borges, L. M. F.; Leite, R. C.
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 1998, 50, 1, pp 87-89