Otobius megnini (Acari: Argasidae) in Iran: Exotic or established?

Hosseini-Chegeni, Asadollah and Khedri, Javad and Telmadarraiy, Zakkyeh and Faghihi, Faezeh (2018) Otobius megnini (Acari: Argasidae) in Iran: Exotic or established? Persian Journal of Acarology, 7 (2). pp. 209-216.

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Abstract

Otobius megnini is a tick species which it's larvae and nymphs feed deep in the external ear canal of a variety of ungulates. In this study, twelve adult and four nymph specimens were collected from cattle hosts in Sistan and Baluchestan, and Hamedan Provinces. The specimens were identified using morphological key and the datawas confirmed by molecular assays. In the present study, we could find O. megnini in tick fauna of Iran with new hosts for this species

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Medicine
Depositing User: sobhan rezaiian
Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2019 11:26
Last Modified: 11 Mar 2019 11:26
URI: http://eprints.lums.ac.ir/id/eprint/1617

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