Contribution to the study of the ticks of the Central African Republic (Acarina: Ixodina). 1 - Adult population dynamics of Rhipicephalus muhsamae Morel and Vassiliades 1965 and of Rhipicephalus senegalensis Koch 1844
1986 - Volume: 27 Issue: 3 pages: 229-234
KeywordsDynamics population adults Ixodina
Both species Rhipicephalus muhsamae and Rhipicephalus senegalensis have been studied in relation with their population dynamic in the Central African Republic. Their optimal abundance present a pic in October and September, during the rainy season with a density of 2.9 and 0.7 specimen by kilometer square respectively. The two species are found usually in the same biotope.
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