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Rhipicephalus decoloratus (African blue tick; Blue tick; Blue tick of South Africa)

Synonyms: Boophilus annulatus argentinus; Boophilus annulatus decoloratus; Boophilus argentinus; Boophilus capensis; Boophilus decoloratus; Boophilus decoloratus palpoboophilus; Boophilus florae; Boophilus scheepersi; Eurhipicephalus decoloratus; Margaropus annulatus decoloratus; Margaropus argentinus; Margaropus decoloratus; Palpoboophilus decoloratus; Rhipicephalus annulatus var. decoloratus
Language: Afrikaans

Providers

Parasite of 
Aepyceros melampus (impala)[1]
Antidorcas marsupialis (springbok)[1]
Connochaetes gnou (black wildebeest)[1]
Connochaetes taurinus (blue wildebeest)[1]
Giraffa camelopardalis (giraffe)[2]
Pelea capreolus (common rhebok)[1]
Phacochoerus aethiopicus (desert warthog)[1]
Redunca arundinum (southern reedbuck)[1]
Sylvicapra grimmia (bush duiker)[1]
Tragelaphus angasii (nyala)[1]
Tragelaphus scriptus (bushbuck)[1]
Tragelaphus strepsiceros (greater kudu)[1]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Steinernema riobrave <Unverified Name>[3]

Distribution

Liberia, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of, Cote D'Ivoire, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Libya, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leones, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, United Republic of, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe;

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Nunn, C. L., and S. Altizer. 2005. The Global Mammal Parasite Database: An Online Resource for Infectious Disease Records in Wild Primates. Evolutionary Anthroplogy 14:1-2. 2Giraffa camelopardalis, Anne Innis Dagg, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 5, pp. 1-8 (1971) 3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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