1. Order for ticks/mites
  2. Hard ticks
  3. Soft ticks
  4. Spinose ear tick
    Otobius megnini
  5. Otobius megnini is a (soft/hard) tick
    preferred site, distribution
    soft, ear canal, western North America
  6. How many hosts do hard ticks normally feed on?
  7. black legged tick - Eastern US
    Ixodes scapularis
  8. western black legged tick
    Ixodes pacificus
  9. causative agent of Lyme disease
    Borrelia burgdorferi
  10. lone star tick
    Amblyomma americanum
  11. gulf coast tick
    amblyomma maculatum
  12. Amblyomma americanum is found in what part of the US
    Southeast including TX, OK
  13. rocky mountain wood tick
    Dermocentor andersoni
  14. american dog tick
    Dermocentor variabilis
  15. brown dog tick
    Rhipicephalus sanguineus
  16. Ixodes ticks transmit
    • Borrelia burgdorferi
    • Anaplasma phagocytophilum
  17. Definitive host for Hepatozoon americanum
    Amblyomma maculatum
  18. Definitive host for Cytauxzoon felis
    Amblyomma americanum
  19. Amblyomma americanum transmits
    • Ehrlichia chaffeensis
    • Ehrlichia ewingii
    • Francisella tularensis
  20. Rickettsia rickettsii & Francisella are transmitted by this tick
    Dermacentor (andersoni & variabilis)
  21. Anaplasma marginale (bovine anaplasmosis) is transmitted by
    Dermacentor andersoni
  22. This is primarily a wildlife tick, it is a 1 host tick
    Dermacentor albipictus
  23. 1 host tick that affects moose the most
    Dermacentor albipictus
  24. Definitive host for Babesia canis
    Rhipicephalus sanguineus
  25. Rhipicephalus sanguineus transmits:
    • Ehrlichia canis
    • Anaplasma platys
  26. Genus Rhipicephalus, two species of importance in North America
    • Rhipicephalus microplus
    • Rhipicephalus annulatus
  27. R. annulatus & R. microplus transmit
    Babesia bigemina & B. bovis
  28. These organisms cause Texas Cattle Fever and have a federally regulated quarantine zone along the TX/Mexico border
    • Babesia bigemina
    • Babesia bovis
  29. R. annulatus prefers
  30. R. microplus prefers
    large animals (in general)
  31. Eradicated and reportable ticks
    • Rhipicephalus microplus
    • Rhipicephalus annulatus
  32. Vector for Ehrlichia canis
    Rhipicephalus sanguineus
  33. Vector for E. choffeensis
    Amblyomma americanum
  34. Vector for E. ewingii
    Amblyomma americanum
  35. Vector for Anaplasma phagocytophilium
    • Ixodes scapularis
    • Ixodes pacificus
  36. Vector for A. platys
  37. Vector for Rickettsia rickettsii
    • Dermacentor variabilis
    • Dermacentor andersoni
  38. Vector for Borrelia burgdorferi
    • I. scapularis
    • I. pacificus
  39. Vector for Babesia canis
    R. sanguineus
  40. vector for  Babesia gibsoni
    Amblyomma maculatum
  41. Vector for Cytauxzoon felis
    Amblyomma americanum
  42. Vector for Anaplasma marginale
    Dermacentor andersoni
  43. Vector for Borrelia burgdorferi in cattle
    I. scapularis
  44. Vector for Anaplasma phagocytophilum in horses
    • I. scapularis
    • I. pacificus
  45. Vector for equine Babesiosis
    • A. cajennense
    • D. nitens?
    • D. variabilis?
    • R. microplus?
  46. Tunneling sarcoptiform mites
    • Sarcoptes scabiei
    • Notoedres cati
  47. surface dwelling sarcoptiform mites
    • Psoroptes cuniculi
    • Psoroptes ovis/bovis
    • Chorioptes spp
    • Otodectes cynotis
  48. These mites like ruminants, camelids, and horses. They start on the lower hind legs & tail head and move to ventral abdomen and front legs
    Chorioptes spp
  49. This mite causes a brown discharge in the ear of rabbits, livestock, horses, etc.
    Psoroptes cuniculi
  50. This mite causes alot of dark cerumen in the external ear & ear canal. Has been found around the base of tail
    Otodectes cynotis
  51. Looks like walking dandruff
    Cheyletiella spp
  52. Nasal mite of dogs
    Pneumonyssoides caninum
  53. Most commonly encountered flea of cats and dogs
    Ctenocephalides felis
  54. Flea that prefers birds
    Echidophaga gallinacea
  55. Flea prefers cotton tail rabbit only
    Cediopsylla simplex
  56. human flea
    Pulex irritans
  57. Screwworm
    Cochliomyia hominivorax
  58. cattle grubs
    • Hypoderma lineatum
    • Hypoderma bovis
  59. Horse stomach bot
    Gasterophilus spp
  60. This equine stomach bot attaches eggs to the intermandibular space
    Gasterophilus nasalis
  61. Most common equine stomach bot
    Gasterophilus intestinalis
  62. This stomach bot attaches eggs to lips
    Gasterophilus hemorrhoidalis
  63. Sheep nasal bot
    Oestrus ovis
  64. This obligatory myasis fly is primarily found in rabbit & rodents, but will infest dogs & cats
    Cuterebra spp
  65. sheep ked
    Melophagus ovinus
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