Miana bug
Argas Ar"gas, n. A genus of venomous ticks which attack men and animals. The famous Persian Argas, also called {Miana bug}, is {Argas Persicus}; that of Central America, called {talaje} by the natives, is {Argas Talaje}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Argas — Ar gas, n. A genus of venomous ticks which attack men and animals. The famous Persian Argas, also called {Miana bug}, is {Argas Persicus}; that of Central America, called {talaje} by the natives, is {Argas Talaje}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Argas Persicus — Argas Ar gas, n. A genus of venomous ticks which attack men and animals. The famous Persian Argas, also called {Miana bug}, is {Argas Persicus}; that of Central America, called {talaje} by the natives, is {Argas Talaje}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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