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In the municipality of Barra do Piraí, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in the period November 1998 to January 1999, 127 domestic animals were examined for ixodid ticks: 55 cattle (Bos taurus and B. indicus), 25 fowls, 15 horses, 10 dogs, 8 goats, 5 cats, 3 pigs and 6 Muscovy ducks (Cairina moschata). The...

Silva, L. H. M. da; Serra-Freire, N. M.
Entomología y Vectores, 1999, 6, 4, pp 441-454

Ticks considered to be potential vectors of human disease were collected in District Federal, Mamabai (Goiás) and Uberaba (Minas Gerais), Brazil, during March-May 1991. 4 genera were represented in the collection. Anocentor, represented by A. nitens, comprised 66% of all ticks collected (897 of...

Knight, J. C.
Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 1992, 25, 2, pp 145-146