[Relative abundance of Amblyomma spp. (Acari: Ixodidae) in bovines (Bos taurus and B. indicus) from Costa Rica].

@article{Alvarez2003RelativeAO,
  title={[Relative abundance of Amblyomma spp. (Acari: Ixodidae) in bovines (Bos taurus and B. indicus) from Costa Rica].},
  author={Victor Alvarez and Roger Bonilla and Isidro A. Chac{\'o}n},
  journal={Revista de biologia tropical},
  year={2003},
  volume={51 2},
  pages={435-443}
}
The research describe the big amount of ticks of the Amblyomma genus, found on bovines through monthly samplings carried out in ten farms in eight ecological zones (EZ) of Costa Rica. Ticks larger than 4 mm were picked up from the right side of the animals during the visit. The study compiled meteorological information for some farms located in the experiment, showing that the most fluctuant variable is rainfall. The most important Amblyomma species found was A. cajennense. Amblyomma nymphs… CONTINUE READING