Accession Number : AD0660160

Title :   ON THE QUESTION OF HOSTS OF IMMATURE STAGES OF HYALOMMA PLUMBEUM PANZ - THE VECTOR OF HEMORRHAGIC FEVER IN ASTRAKHAN OBLAST,

Corporate Author : NAVAL MEDICAL RESEARCH UNIT NO 3 CAIRO (EGYPT) DEPT OF MEDICAL ZOOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Berezin,V. V.

Report Date : 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 2

Abstract : In connection with the problems of natural focality of hemorrhagic fever, a study was made of the ecology of ticks, Hyalomma plumbeum, the vector of this disease. 187 birds belonging to 44 species were examined for tick-infestation. Of the total number of inspected bird species, Hyalomma plumbeum larvae and nymphs were found on 5 bird species: rook, crow, cuckoo, common starling, and lapwing. The bird species most heavily infested proved to be the rook. The largest number of larvae and nymphs found on a rook was 734.

Descriptors :   (*TICKS, *ECOLOGY), LIFE CYCLES, PARASITES, BIRDS, USSR

Subject Categories : Biology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE