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East and west separation of Rhipicephalus sanguineus mitochondrial lineages in the Mediterranean Basin
BackgroundRhipicephalus sanguineus belongs to a complex of hard tick species with high veterinary-medical significance. Recently, new phylogenetic units have been discovered within R. sanguineus,… Expand
Taxonomical and faunistical studies on the Uropodina mites of Greece (Acari: Mesostigmata)
- J. Kontschán
Elaboration of a rich “Berlese” material from Greece yielded twelve Uropodina species from different parts of the country. Six of them, namely Trachytes aegrota (C. L. Koch, 1841); Urodiaspis… Expand
Molecular investigations of cat fleas (Ctenocephalides felis) provide the first evidence of Rickettsia felis in Malta and Candidatus Rickettsia senegalensis in Israel
- S. Hornok, G. Baneth, +7 authors R. Hofmann-Lehmann
- Biology, Medicine
- New microbes and new infections
- 22 May 2018
Rickettsia felis, the causative agent of flea-borne spotted fever, occurs on all continents except Antarctica, owing to the cosmopolitan distribution of its cat flea vector. In this study, cat fleas… Expand
Diversity of Haemaphysalis-associated piroplasms of ruminants in Central-Eastern Europe, Hungary
- S. Hornok, N. Takács, +6 authors R. Hofmann-Lehmann
- Biology, Medicine
- Parasites & Vectors
- 9 December 2015
BackgroundIncreasing numbers of genetic variants are being recognized among piroplasms, but the precise taxonomical status, the tick vector and the geographical range of several species or genotypes… Expand
New species of Uropodina from Madagascar (Acari: Mesostigmata).
Seven new species and one new genus of Uropodina are described from Madagascar. The third Afrotropical species of Polyaspis is described (Polyapis (Polyaspis) madagascarensis sp. nov.), with a key to… Expand
New Uropodine mites from Tanzania (Acari: Mesostigmata).
Three new species and one new genus of Uropodina from Tanzania are described and illustrated. They include the second species of the genus Bloszykiella Kontschán, 2010, Bloszykiella grebennikovi sp.… Expand
Uropodina mites of the Balkan Peninsula (Acari: Mesostigmata).
- J. Kontschán
64 Uropodina mite species are listed from the countries of the Balkan Peninsula. Several new occurrences of the species found are given; all occurrences are depicted on maps. 24 species are listed… Expand
Five new rotundabaloghiid mites (Acari: Uropodina) from South-East Asia.
Five new species of the family Rotundabaloghiidae are described from Indonesia and Malaysia. Angulobaloghia pedunculata sp. nov. differs from the other Angulobaloghia Hirschmann, 1979 species in the… Expand
Contribution to the Soil-dwelling Mite Fauna of the Hungarian Agroecosystems (Acari)
Numerous different agroecosystems (alfalfa, apple, cereals, oilseed rape, maize, sunflower fields and plantations, a pasture and a compost hill) were investigated on the basis of the soil dwelling… Expand
Contribution to the Macrochelidae Vitzthum, 1930 fauna of the Carpathian Basin and the Balkan Peninsula (Acari: Mesostigmata)
From different localities of the Balkan Peninsula and the Carpathian Basin altogether 19 macrochelid mite species are listed belonging to the genera Geholaspis Berlese, 1918 (three species),… Expand