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, ...
Norval, R.A.I.; Walker, Jane B.; Colborne, J.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Jordaan, E.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B.(Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1982)
R. zambeziensis, like R. appendiculatus, is primarily a parasite of domestic and wild herbivores, and
sometimes carnivores. Both species occur in parts of east, central and southern Africa, but they are not as a rule ...
Gothe, R.; Gold, Y.; Bezuidenhout, J. Dürr; Bigalke, R.D.(Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria., 1986)
Studies performed on sheep showed that Rhipicephalus evertsi mimeticus is a paralysis-competent tick species whose toxicity is either the same as, or only slightly less than that of R. e. evertsi. It was also proved that ...