Ornithodoros moubata

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Ornithodoros moubata
Ornithodoros moubata, female
Ornithodoros moubata, female
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Ixodida
Family: Argasidae
Genus: Ornithodoros
Species: O. moubata
Binomial name
Ornithodoros moubata
Murray, 1877

Ornithodoros moubata is a species of tick. It may be a vector of relapsing fever.[1][2]

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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.
  2. ^ Hermann Lenhartz, Erich Meyer (2013) "Spirochaete der Febris africana reccurens", (Spirochaetes of African relapsing fever) Mikroskopie und Chemie am Krankenbett p. 89 (in German)