First record of Ornithodoros faccinii (Acari: Argasidae) on toads of genus Rhinella (Anura: Bufonidae) in Brazil

Abstract Although a group of soft ticks (Argasidae) associated with amphibians was recently discovered in Brazilian rainforests, parasitism by these ticks on cold-blooded animals remains less common than on mammal and bird species. In this study, we identified ticks that were collected from toads th...

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Publication Date:2018
Main Author: Luz,Hermes Ribeiro
Other Authors: Bezerra,Bruna Barboza, Flausino,Walter, Marcili,Arlei, Muñoz-Leal,Sebastián, Faccini,João Luiz Horacio
Document type: Report
Language:eng
Published: Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária
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Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1984-29612018000300390
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