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The cattle fever tick, Rhipicephalus microplus (Canestrini) (Acari: Ixodidae), is a one-host tick that infests primarily cattle in tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world. This species transmits deadly cattle pathogens, especially Babesia spp., for which a recombinant vaccine is not...

Author(s)
Brock, C. M.; Temeyer, K. B.; Tidwell, J.; Yang YunLong; Blandon, M. A.; Carreón-Camacho, D.; Longnecker, M. T.; Almazán, C.; León, A. A. P. de; Pietrantonio, P. V.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 2019, 49, 3/4, pp 287-299
Abstract

The southern cattle tick, Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Canestrini), transmits bovine babesiosis and anaplasmosis, and is endemic to Mexico, Latin and South America. Rhipicephalus (B.) microplus infestations within the United States are a continuing threat to U.S. cattle producers. An...

Author(s)
Temeyer, K. B.; Schlechte, K. G.; McDonough, W. P.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2019, 56, 5, pp 1318-1323
Abstract

Aim: Climate change has the potential to have an impact on the distribution of ticks and tick-borne diseases. This paper identifies the changes in climate suitability for the tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus in the Americas by analysing climate data for the period 1950-99. Location: The...

Author(s)
Estrada-Peña, A.; Sánchez Acedo, C.; Quílez, J.; Cacho, E. del
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, UK
Citation
Global Ecology and Biogeography, 2005, 14, 6, pp 565-573
Abstract

A comprehensive computer model was developed for simulation of the population dynamics of B. microplus and B. annulatus. The model is deterministic and based on a dynamic life table with weekly time steps. The model simulates the effects of major environmental variables, such as ambient...

Author(s)
Mount, G. A.; Haile, D. G.; Davey, R. B.; Cooksey, L. M.
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 1991, 28, 2, pp 223-240

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