Descriptions of the adults of this new species are given, together with information on its hosts and distribution.
Previously it was referred to briefly by Walker, Keirans, Pegram & Clifford (1988), who noted
that in many respects it is intermediate in appearance between R. tricuspis and R. lunulatus.
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Walker, Jane B.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand(Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria., 1990)
Theiler & Robinson (1953) described, as Rhipicephalus follis Dönitz, 1910, a tick species originating from Dordrecht, Eastern Cape Province. A comparison of this tick with the syntypes of R. follis has now shown, though, ...
Lubinga, Jimmy Clement(University of Pretoria, 2014)
Lumpy skin disease (LSD) is an economically important and debilitating disease of cattle caused by the lumpy skin disease virus (LSDV), a poxvirus in the genus Capripoxvirus. The disease is of economic importance to farmers ...
Stoltsz, Wilhelm Heinrich; Blouin, Edmour F.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand(Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria., 1989)
Three cattle, which had been experimentally infected with Theileria parva lawrencei and maintained
as carriers of the infection, were each infested simultaneously with clean nymphal Rhipicephalus appendiculatus