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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/11066

Title: . H.valomma (Hyalommina) arabica, the Arabian Goat and Sheep Tick: Distribution and Abundance in Saudi Arabia
Authors: AI-Khalifa, M. S.,
AI-Asgah, N. A.
Diab, F. M.
AI-Khalifa, M. S.,
Issue Date: 1986
Publisher: J Med. Entomol.,
Citation: 23(2). 220-221
Abstract: Abstract, Hyalomma (Hyalommina) arabica is the most abun¬dant tick parasitizing goats in Makkah Prov, Saudi Arabia. Sheep are also infested. This parasite appears to be ecologically re¬stricted to valleys in the Al-Sarawat Mountains in Yemen and western Saudi Arabia. Elsewhere in Saudi Arabia, goats and sheep are parasitized chiefly by Rhipicephalus turanicus, H. (Hy¬alomma) impeltatum, and H. (H.) anatolicum anatolicum. Hyalomma (Hyalommina} arabica Pegram, Hoogstraal & Wassef was described from 60 adult specimens from val¬leys in the Al-Sarawat Mountains of Ta'izz Prov, Yemen Arab Republic (Pegram, Hoogstraal & Wassef, 1982a, J
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/11066
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