two new species of ornithodoros (ixodida; argasidae) from the southern cone of south america.two new species of the genus ornithodoros were described from larvae collected in argentina and chile. ornithodoros xerophylus n. sp. was described from specimens collected on the small rodent graomys centralis in argentina. the diagnostic characters for this species are a combination of dorsal plate slightly oval with a length of approximately 250 µm, 16 pairs of dorsal setae, hypostome with apex rounded and dental formula 2/2 in most rows, 3/3 apically, and capsule of the haller's organ oval i ...201525702203
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