Hyalomma scupense (Acari, Ixodidae) in northeast Tunisia: seasonal population dynamics of nymphs and adults on field cattle

@inproceedings{Gharbi2013HyalommaS,
  title={Hyalomma scupense (Acari, Ixodidae) in northeast Tunisia: seasonal population dynamics of nymphs and adults on field cattle},
  author={M Gharbi and Mohamed Etta{\"i}eb Hayouni and Limam Sassi and Walid Dridi and Mohamed Aziz Darghouth},
  booktitle={Parasite},
  year={2013}
}
Hyalomma scupense is a two-host tick infesting mainly cattle representing in North Africa the vector of tropical theileriosis (Theileria annulata infection), a major tick-borne disease affecting cattle. Any effective control programme of ticks requires a good knowledge of the biology of the target species. In the present study, three cattle farms in northeast Tunisia were surveyed during the activity seasons for adult and nymphs of Hyalomma scupense. Several indicators were studied, including… CONTINUE READING