parasites of domestic and wild animals in south africa. xxiv. arthropod parasites of bushbuck and common duiker in the weza state forest, bushbuck, tragelaphus scriptus, and 1 common duiker, sylvicapra grimmia, were shot each month from may 1983 to may 1984 in the weza state forest, natal, i.e. a total of 13 animals of each species. the bushbuck were infested with 8 ixodid tick species, 2 louse species and a louse-fly species. the common duiker harboured 7 tick species and 2 louse species. ticks of the genus ixodes were the most numerous and prevalent on both antelope species, but no pattern of seasonal abundance was evident. ...19892726195
cattle ticks from the waterberg district of the transvaal.macroscopically visible ticks were collected from the hides of 28 cattle slaughtered in pairs during a period of 14 months in the waterberg district. in order of prevalence rhipicephalus appendiculatus, rhipicephalus evertsi evertsi, amblyomma hebraeum, hyalomma marginatum rufipes, ixodes cavipalpus, hyalomma truncatum and boophilus decoloratus were recovered. immature stages of the three commonest species constituted a major portion of the population for varying periods during the months april ...19807452655
parasites of domestic and wild animals in south africa. xxxiv. arthropod parasites of nyalas in north-eastern kwazulu-natal.seventy-three nyalas (tragelaphus angasii) in the umfolozi, mkuzi and ndumu game reserves in northeastern kwazulu-natal were examined for arthropod parasites during 1983 and 1984. in addition, six animals were examined during 1994. ten ixodid tick species, two louse species and a louse fly species were recovered. the nyalas were good hosts of all stages of development of boophilus decoloratus, rhipicephalus appendiculatus and rhipicephalus muehlensi and the immature stages of amblyomma hebraeum ...19958628570
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