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This folder contains information pertaining to the problems of cattle ticks predominantly in Australia. Information is given in the form of 'notes' on the 3 major ticks concerned: Boophilus microplus, Haemaphysalis longicornis and Ixodes holocyclus with respect to tick fever, cattle tick control in ...

Author(s)
Newby, K.; Martin, C.; Falls, L.; McGregor, P.; Spence, S.
Publisher
NSW Agriculture., New South Wales, Australia
Citation
Cattle tick program: information package., 1998, pp 50 pp. + posters
Abstract

Ticks were collected from 10% of all domestic mammals from 23 properties in a specific region [localities not given] of Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil, in 1997. Four species of ticks were recorded: Amblyomma cajennense (on cattle, dogs, horses and pigs), Anocentor nitens (on cattle and horses), ...

Author(s)
Guerim, L.; Serra-Freire, N. M.
Citation
Entomología y Vectores, 1998, 5, 5, pp 153-159
Abstract

This textbook, aimed mainly at veterinary students and practising veterinarians, should also be of interest to medical entomologists, parasitologists and those working in related livestock disciplines. It concentrates on the arthropod ectoparasites of most significance in temperate northern Europe...

Author(s)
Wall, R.; Shearer, D.
Publisher
Chapman & Hall Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary entomology: arthropod ectoparasites of veterinary importance., 1997, pp xv + 439 pp.
Abstract

The development of Babesia equi was studied in the salivary glands of adult females of Boophilus microplus, using transmission electron microscopy. Engorged nymphs were obtained from splenectomized foals experimentally infected with Babesia equi and fed in the adult phase for 5 days on rabbits....

Author(s)
Guimarães, A. M.; Lima, J. D.; Ribeiro, M. F. B.; Camargos, E. R. S.; Bozzi, I. A.
Citation
Parasitology Research, 1998, 84, 1, pp 69-74
Abstract

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%)...

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

Engorged females of Amblyomma cajennense (33 individuals), Anocentor nitens [Dermacentor nitens] (41) and Boophilus microplus (32) were collected from horses and cattle in Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil, separated by species, which were then put into 2 groups. In one, the female ticks were maintained ...

Author(s)
Gazeta, G. S.; Rocha, G. C. da; Cavalcanti, P. L.; Caiaffa, R. M.; Serra-Freire, N. M.
Citation
Entomología y Vectores, 1995, 2, 6, pp 145-150
Abstract

Seasonal variation in the occurrence of free living stages of A. cajennense and B. microplus were investigated from November 1986 to October 1988 in a 30-ha pasture near Paracambi, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil. 2 equines and 26 cattle were kept on the pasture during the 1st year of study and 28 ...

Author(s)
Souza, A. P. de; Serra-Freire, N. M.
Citation
Revista Universidade Rural. Série Ciências da Vida, 1994, 16, 1-2, pp 57-65
Abstract

The nasal diverticula of 210 horses from Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil, were examined between October 1990 and September 1991 for the presence of ticks. Of 720 diverticula examined, 524 were parasitized by ticks. Anocentor nitens [Dermacentor nitens] (77.36% of all ticks), Amblyomma cajennense...

Author(s)
Rocha, G. C. da; Barros, R. V. de; Serra-Freire, N. M.
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinária, 1997, 6, 1, pp 79-81
Abstract

An artificial feeding system was used where citrated bovine blood was offered to male and female A. cajennense. Vestiges of blood, sweat, hair and exfoliated skin were used as phagostimulants, placed on the surface of the silicone membrane. The ticks were collected, as engorged nymphs, from...

Author(s)
Moura, S. T. de; Fonseca, A. H. da; Fernandes, C. G. N.; Butler, J. F.
Citation
Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 1997, 92, 4, pp 545-548
Abstract

Larvae of B. microplus, the progeny of engorged females collected off cattle and horses in Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil, were released on cattle, horses and goats. The weight of engorged female ticks, preoviposition period, oviposition period, weight of egg mass, number of eggs laid, index of egg...

Author(s)
Bittencourt, A. J.; Fonseca, A. H. da; Faccini, J. L. H.; Bueno, B. F.
Citation
Arquivos da Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, 1990, 13, 2, pp 173-182

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