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Large numbers of birds, wild mammals and domestic stock from a variety of localities within South Africa were examined for infestation with A. hebraeum and A. marmoreum. Every warthog (Phacochoerus aethiopicus), Burchell's zebra (Equus burchelli), impala (Aepyceros melampus) and kudu (Tragelaphus...

Horak, I. G.; MacIvor, K. M. de F.; Petney, T. N.; Vos, V. de
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 1987, 54, 3, pp 397-403

The seasonal prevalence of foot abscesses in Angora and Boer goats in valley bushveld in the eastern Cape Province of South Africa was significantly related to the seasonal abundance of adults of Amblyomma hebraeum and Rhipicephalus glabroscutatum. Previous studies had shown that A. hebraeum caused ...

MacIvor, K. M. de F.; Horak, I. G.
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 1987, 58, 3, pp 113-118