A new species of Rhipicephalus (Acari: Ixodidae), a parasite of red river hogs and domestic pigs in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

@article{Apanaskevich2013ANS,
  title={A new species of Rhipicephalus (Acari: Ixodidae), a parasite of red river hogs and domestic pigs in the Democratic Republic of Congo.},
  author={Dmitry A. Apanaskevich and Ivan G. Horak and Leopold K Mulumba-Mfumu},
  journal={Journal of medical entomology},
  year={2013},
  volume={50 3},
  pages={479-84}
}
A new tick species belonging to the genus Rhipicephalus Koch, 1844 (Acari: Ixodidae), namely, Rhipicephalus congolensis n. sp., is described. Males and females of this species are similar to those of Rhipicephalus complanatus Neumann, 1911 and Rhipicephalus planus Neumann, 1907, but it can be distinguished from them by a pattern of dense medium-sized… CONTINUE READING