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]

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  • Argas persicus — Taxobox name = Fowl Tick image caption = regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Chelicerata classis = Arachnida subclassis = Acarina superordo = Parasitiformes ordo = Ixodida superfamilia = Argasoidea familia = Argasidae subfamilia =… …   Wikipedia

  • Argas persicus — the tampan tick, one of the most important blood sucking parasites of poultry, which produces a weakened condition of flocks, with great economic losses. In numerous tropical and subtropical countries it acts as the carrier of fowl spirochetosis …   Medical dictionary

  • Argas — Argas …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 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 Talaje — 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 — Argas …   Wikipédia en Français

  • argas — [ argas ] n. m. • 1796; lat. zool.; mot gr. ♦ Zool. Acarien, parasite extérieur des volailles et des mammifères. ● argas nom masculin (grec argas, brillant) Acarien parasite des poules et des pigeons (Argas reflexus)ou des chameaux (A. persicus) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Argas — (A. Latr., Rhynchoprion Herm.), Gattung der Milben, aus der Familie der Zecken (Ixodida), Taster fünfgliederig, erstes Glied länger, Mund unten. Arten: Taubenzecke (A. reflexus, A. marginatus), blaßgelb, rothstreifig, in SEuropa dem Hausgeflügel …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Argas — A genus of soft ticks of the family Argasidae, some species of which usually infest birds but may attack humans. A. reflexus the pigeon tick, a species that may cause a cutaneous inflammatory …   Medical dictionary

  • Argas americanus — A. persicus …   Medical dictionary

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