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Rhipicephalus simus (Glossy tick; Black-pitted tick; Glossy brown tick)

Synonyms: Eurhipicephalus simus; Rhipicephalus ecinctus; Rhipicephalus sanguineus simus; Rhipicephalus simus; Rhipicephalus simus simus; Rhipicephalus simus typica
Language: Afrikaans; German

Providers

Parasite of 
Aepyceros melampus (impala)[1]
Ceratotherium simum (white rhinoceros)[1]
Connochaetes taurinus (blue wildebeest)[1]
Diceros bicornis (black rhinoceros)[1]
Phacochoerus aethiopicus (desert warthog)[1]
Potamochoerus porcus (red river hog)[1]
Tragelaphus strepsiceros (greater kudu)[1]

Distribution

Burkina Faso, Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Libya, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, United Republic of, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe;

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Citations

Species recognized by Horak I.G., 2004-01-03, in Catalog of Life 2011
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.
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