Ornithodoros moubata

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Ornithodoros moubata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Subclass: Acari
Order: Ixodida
Family: Argasidae
Genus: Ornithodoros
Species: O. moubata
Binomial name
Ornithodoros moubata

Ornithodoros moubata is a species of tick. It may be a vector of relapsing fever.[1]

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  1. ^ Cutler SJ, Abdissa A, Trape JF (May 2009). "New concepts for the old challenge of African relapsing fever borreliosis". Clin. Microbiol. Infect. 15 (5): 400–6. doi:10.1111/j.1469-0691.2009.02819.x. PMID 19489922.