Haemaphysalis spinigera

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Haemaphysalis spinigera
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H. spinigera
Binomial name
Haemaphysalis spinigera
Neumann, 1897
Synonyms
  • Haemaphysalis (Kaiseriana) spinigera Hoogstraal & El Kammah, 1972
  • Haemaphysalis (Robertsalis) spinigera Santos Dias, 1963

Haemaphysalis spinigera, is a hard-bodied tick of the genus Haemaphysalis. It is found in India, Sri Lanka, Vietnam.[1] It is an obligate ectoparasite of mammals of various rodents, insectivores and monkeys.[2] It is a potential vector of Kyasanur Forest disease virus,[3] and Kaisodi virus.[4]

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  1. ^ "Species Details : Haemaphysalis spinigera Neumann, 1897". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 11 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Haemaphysalis spinigera". The Free Dictionary. Retrieved 11 February 2017.
  3. ^ "Kyasanur Forest Disease: An Epidemiological View in India". Medical Virology. Retrieved 11 February 2017.
  4. ^ Bhatt, PN; Kulkarni, KG; Boshell, J; Rajagopalan, PK; Patil, AP; Goverdhan, MK; Pavri, KM (1966). "Kaisodi virus, a new agent isolated from Haemaphysalis spinigera in Mysore State, South India. I. Isolation of strains". Am J Trop Med Hyg. 15 (6): 958–60. PMID 5959110.

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