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Argasidae

Definition of the noun argasidae

What does argasidae mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. soft ticks

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Google previewParasite Diversity and Diversification (2015)

Evolutionary Ecology Meets Phylogenetics by Serge Morand, Boris R. Krasnov, D. Timothy J. Littlewood

Argasidae is a monophyletic group of mites known as 'soft ticks';. Argasids have a varying number of nymphal instars (2–8), all of which feed numerous times for a short duration. Mating typically 273 Parasitism and host associations in mites.

Google previewHuman Parasitology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Argasidae is a family of ticks containing the soft ticks. They lack the hard scutum that is present in the hard ticks (Ixodidae). The capitulum (head) is located on the underside of the animal's body and is not readily visible. Albendazole, marketed ...

Google previewMedical Entomology for Students (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Argasidae is a family of ticks containing the soft ticks. They lack the hard scutum that is present in the hard ticks (Ixodidae). The capitulum (head) is located on the underside of the animal's body and is not readily visible. Bedbugs, or bed bugs, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Medical and Veterinary Entomology (2013)

by Richard C. Russell, Domenico Otranto, Richard L. Wall

walkerae (Ixodidae: Argasidae). Parasitology Research 77, 622–628. Boinas, F.S., Wilson, A.J., Hutchings, G.H., Martins, C. and Dixon, L.J. ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

(Acari: Ixodida: Argasidae). IGOR USPENSKY The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel The family Argasidae is second to the family Ixodidae with regard to its medical and veterinary significance and the number of species.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Parasitology: A-M (2008)

by Heinz Mehlhorn, Horst Aspöck

Argasidae. Archaeopsylla. erinacei. Flea of hedgehog, -> Fleas. Synonym Soft — >ticks, leather ticks. Classification Family of — > Ticks (genera ->X\rgas, — > Ornithodorus). — >Acarina. Argas. Figure 3 Scanning electron microscopy of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Insects (2009)

by Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé

The Ixodida contains three families—the Ixodidae, Argasidae, and Nuttalliellidae. The Ixodidae or hard ticks are by far the largest of the different families of ...

Google previewDorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (2011)

by Dorland

the hard ticks, a family of the superfamily Ixodoidea, distinguished from the soft ticks (Argasidae) by the presence of a scutum. Genera of medical or veterinary interest include Amblyomma, Anocentor, Aponomma, ...

Google previewDictionary of Biomedical Science (2002)

by Peter J. Gosling

They may be separated into hard, Ixodidae, and soft, Argasidae, TICKS. TICKS carry several diseases, among them encephalitis, relapsing FEVER, LYME DISEASE, TYPHUS, spotted lever, Q FEVER, and babesiosis which is a protozoan ...

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Scrabble value of A1R1G2A1S1I1D2A1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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