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Flashcards in Rhipicephalus spp Deck (13):
1

common name

blue tick

2

common name R.annulatus

cattle fever tick

3

common name R. microplus

tropical cattle tick

4

hosts

cattle

5

adult identification

hexagonal basis capituli
short hypostome

6

life cycle has ___ host

one

7

site of infection

ventral aspect of body

8

immature in ____

ears

9

life cycle

females lay eggs
develop to larvae
molt to nymph
molt of adult
adult males lay eggs, die

10

pathogenesis of B. bigemina

bovine piroplasmosis

11

pathogenesis of Anaplasma marginale

Gallsickness

12

diagnosis

identification of tick

13

treatment

parasiticides
cattle dipping vat