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reptile tick Aponomma gervaisi (Acarina : Ixodidae) as a parasite of monitor lizards in Pakistan and India

Walter Auffenberg

reptile tick Aponomma gervaisi (Acarina : Ixodidae) as a parasite of monitor lizards in Pakistan and India

by Walter Auffenberg

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Published by University of Fla. in Gainesville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Monitor lizards -- Parasites -- Pakistan.,
  • Monitor lizards -- Parasites -- India.,
  • Ticks.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWalter Auffenberg, Troy Auffenberg.
    SeriesBulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History -- v. 35, no. 1
    ContributionsAuffenberg, Troy.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination34 p. :
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21582497M

    THE REPTILE-ASSOCIATED TICK RESERVOIR OF RICKETTSIA HONEI ON FLINDERS ISLAND, AUSTRALIA Distribution map for the Blue-tongue Lizard Tick Ultra-structural and genetic evidence of a reptilian tick, Aponomma hydrosauri, as a host of Rickettsia honei in Australia: possible transovarial transmission Ticks of Australia Tick Alert Support Group.   In , ≈ million live reptiles were legally imported into the United States (Hoover ), and in –, the mean number of documented reptile imports per year was million (Jenkins et al. ). Many instances of tick infestations on imported animals, including reptiles, have been reported from the United States in the past.

    Coxiella burneti, the causal organism of Q fever, has been isolated from ticks of the ixodid genus Rhipicephalus, primarily parasitic on higher vertebrates. The authors report, for the first time, isolation of the rickettsiae from Aponomma gervaisi, a tick parasite of reptiles. A suspension prepared from 80 out of 95 ticks of this species [stage of development or sex of the ticks are not. In addition, the occurrence of A. gervaisi on a cobra is a first report for Sri Lanka. This tick was previously reported in Sri Lanka from P. molurus, D. russelii, and the monitor lizard {Varanus cepidianus).9l0J3 The adult A. varaneuse tick recovered from the cobra is also a new host record in Sri Lanka. This tick has been previously.

    Aponomma hydrosauri (Acari: Ixodidae), a tick species that infests reptiles. The first dataset is a series of rear-ing records for. A. hydrosauri. larvae, documenting that the rate of successful engorgement of larval ticks de-creases with increasing tick burdens. This is direct evi-dence of density dependence at the scale of individual hosts. The Asian monitor lizard tick, (Amblyomma varanense) is a hard-bodied tick of the genus is found in India, Thailand, Taiwan and Sri Lanka. Adults parasitize various reptiles such as varanids and ticks are potential vectors of spotted fever group (SFG) rickettsiae.. References.


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Reptile tick Aponomma gervaisi (Acarina : Ixodidae) as a parasite of monitor lizards in Pakistan and India by Walter Auffenberg Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The reptile tick Aponomma gervaisi: (Acarina: Ixodidae) as a parasite of monitor lizards in Pakistan and India. [Walter Auffenberg; Troy Auffenberg]. THE REPTILE TICK APONOMMA GERVAISI (ACARINA: IXODIDAE) AS A PARASITE OF MONITOR LIZARDS IN PAKISTAN AND INDIA Walter Auffenberg Troy Auffenberg Biological Sciences.

Volume Number 1. UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA GAINESVILLE IBUiM LIiN Numbers of the BULLETIN OF THE FLORIDA MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY.

Ticks of the genus Aponomma are also commonly detected in reptiles (McCracken, ). Parasites in free-ranging, side-botched lizards included the trumbiculid Neotrumbicula californica, the pterygosomatid mite Gekobiella texana, the macronyssid mite Ophyonissus natricis, and the ixodid tick Ixodes pacificus.

The Herpetological Bulletin. The Herpetological BulletinAuthor: hb. Gaurav Barhadiya, Chirashree Ghosh. The Reptile tick Aponomma gervaisi. By Walter Auffenberg and Troy Auffenberg. Abstract (Bibliography) Includes bibliographical references (p.

).Cover cts in English and in of the Florida Museum of Natural History, vol number 1, pp. (Statement of Responsibility) Walter Auffenberg, Troy Auffenberg Author: Walter Auffenberg and Troy Auffenberg.

Ticks from infested snakes were collected and were identified as Amblyomma gervaisi (previously known as Aponomma gervaisi). Overall occurrence of tick infestation on snakes was %. Ticks from infested snakes were collected and were identified as Amblyomma gervaisi (previously reptile tick Aponomma gervaisi book as Aponomma gervaisi).

Overall occurrence of tick infestation on snakes was %. Highest prevalence of tick infestation was observed more on Reticulated Python (Python reticulatus, %) followed by Indian Rock Python (Python molurus,   The reptile tick Aponomma gervaisi (Acarina:Ixodidae) as a parasite of monitor lizards in Pakistan and India.

Biol. Sci., 1– Auffenberg. Stenos et al. () were the first to report Bothriocroton hydrosauri (formerly Aponomma hydrosauri), a reptile tick, as the reservoir of a SFG Rickettsia, R. honei, in Australia. In addition, Amblyomma dissimile ticks collected from iguanas in Colombia were reported to be infected with a novel SFG rickettsia, Rickettsia sp.

strain Colombianensi (Miranda et al., ). Amongst the tick species collected from reptiles, Amblyomma gervaisi Lucas, was retrieved from three species of pythons, i.e., at a time only one species of tick was collected from each python. Sambar, spotted, barking and mouse deers, wild pig, tiger and leopard were infested with more than one species of tick.

Leopard tortoises (n=) were collected over a period of 19 months at the National Zoological gardens, Pretoria, South Africa and the attachment sites of larvae, nymphs and adults of A. marmoreum monitored. Most of the larvae (80%) and nymphs (87%) were found on the anterior parts of the tortoise while adults (90%) were found mainly on the posterior regions of the host body.

The objective of the present study is to underscore the ultra-structural morphology of Aponomma varanense-a rare tick of reptile. varanense were collected from an Indian Cobra during post mortem and subsequently processed for both light microscopy and Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) studies. Light microscopy study revealed few typical morphological features through which the collected.

This tick's breeding grounds in the Yemen appear to be confined largely to the irrigated valleys of the middle highlands. The finding of a large number of nymphs and females on Ta'izz cattle in January may indicate that this is the season during which nymphs molt to adults and females feed in this area.

Aponomma latum (Koch, ). The reptile tick Aponomma gervaisi (Acarina: Ixodidae) as a parasite of monitor lizards in Pakistan and India. and Hafeezur Rehman. Studies on Pakistan reptiles. The genus Echis (Viperidae).

and W. Weaver, Jr. Gopherus berlandieri in southeastern texas. Auth, David L. Aponomma ticks are known to cause tick paralysis in the Coluber constrictor priapus (southern black racer) (Hanson et al. Aponomma ticks are vectors of Aeromonas hydrophilia that causes bacterial stomatitis and pneumonia in snakes (Marcus ).

The aim of the current study is to record the prevalence of infestation of tick on different species of wild snakes found in western. Aponomma hydrosauri, the reptile associated tick reservoir of Ricketisia honei on Flinders Island, Australia.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. ; shipment for the Miami reptile dealer and the tick was removed later when the snake was in a home. One male, 2 females, 2 nymphs, and 2 larval pelts were collected from the same host species at the Abilene Zoo, Abilene, Taylor Co., Texas in March by J. Joy. The host was purchased at a pet store in Abilene in January and later given to the zoo.

Sanca kembang (Python reticulatus) is a reptile which has usually preserve as a pet. It was preserved as a pet due to the color and the ability of adaptation. The poor management could cause tick investations and ruin Pyton reticulatus scale motives.

Python reticulatus was obtained from Banyuwangi Reptile. Tick Infestation of snakes, snakes, ticks, Pranav Pandit, Ruta Bandivadekar, Western Ghats, Parasitology. The few references to Aponomma gervaisi on the Indian subcontinent have all been short, stressing geographic range, or host species.

No detailed work has been published on parasite density or seasonal abundance. The only previous mention of any reptile ticks in Pakistan is by Bilques and Masood (), who described a new species, Haemaphysalis.

Heath, A.C.G. A reptile tick, Aponomma sphenodonti Dumbleton (Acari: Ixodidae), parasitic on the tuatara, Sphenodon punctatus Gray (Reptilia: Rhyncocephalia), in New Zealand: observations on its life history and biology.abstract The objective of the present study is to underscore the ultra-structural morphology of Aponomma varanense-a rare tick of reptile.A.

varanense were collected from an Indian Cobra during post mortem and subsequently processed for both light microscopy and Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) studies. Light microscopy study revealed few typical morphological features through which the.Tick-reptile associations became fewer and average tick size also dimin- ished.

Despite the few numbers of recent reptiles and of tick-reptile associations (Tables ), many original biological, physiological, and structural properties persist among these biologically conservative parasites.