Dermacentor

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Dermacentor

[′dər·mə‚sen·tər]
(invertebrate zoology)
A genus of ticks, important as vectors of disease.
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Off-host survival and reproductive success of adult female winter ticks, Dermacentor albipictus in seven habitat types of central Alberta.
1979: The winter tick, Dermacentor albipictus (Packard, 1869) on moose Alces alces (L.
The ear tick, Otobius megnini, like Dermacentor albipictus, is a one-host tick.
Previous studies in southeastern states that attempted to detect Borrelia species in Dermacentor Dermacentor albipictus were unsuccessful (Luckhart et al.
Growth and development of winter tick, Dermacentor albipictus, on moose, Alces alces.
Shedding of the juvenile and winter hair coats of moose (Alces alces) with emphasis on the influence of the winter tick, Dermacentor albipictus.
Key words: Alces alces, climate, Dermacentor albipictus, Fascioloides magna, moose die-offs, moose sickness, Odocoileus, parelaphostrongylosis, white-tailed deer.
Key words: Aloes alces, Dermacentor albipictus, index, monitoring, moose, winter ticks.
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