New reports of Antricola guglielmonei and Antricola delacruzi in Brazil, and a description of a new argasid species (Acari).

@article{Labruna2008NewRO,
  title={New reports of Antricola guglielmonei and Antricola delacruzi in Brazil, and a description of a new argasid species (Acari).},
  author={Marcelo B Labruna and Fl{\'a}vio Aparecido Terassini and Lu{\'i}s Marcelo Aranha Camargo and Paulo Eduardo Brand{\~a}o and Alberto F C Ribeiro and Agust{\'i}n Estrada-Pe{\~n}a},
  journal={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={2008},
  volume={94 4},
  pages={788-92}
}
Adults of 3 tick species (Acari: Argasidae) identified as Antricola guglielmonei, Antricola delacruzi, and Carios rondoniensis n. sp. were collected on bat guano in a cave in the state of Rondônia, western Amazon, Brazil. Adults of C. rondoniensis possess a unique combination of characters that distinguish them from all described adults in the Argasidae, i.e., a large spiracular plate densely filled with small goblets, a well-developed flap covering the female genital opening, and palpi… CONTINUE READING

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