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Ornithodoros

Ornithodoros
Temporal range: Neogene–present
Ornithodoros-savignyi.jpg
Ornithodoros savignyi
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Ixodida
Family: Argasidae
Genus: Ornithodoros
C. L. Koch, 1837
Type species
Ornithodoros savignyi
Audouin, 1827
Synonyms[1]
  • Microargas Hoogstraal & Kohls, 1966
  • Ornamentum Clifford, Kohls, & Sonenshine, 1964
  • Pavlovskyella Klompen & Oliver, 1993
  • Proknekalia Keirans, Hoogstraal, & Clifford, 1977
  • Reticulinasus Schulze, 1941
  • Theriodoros Pospelova-Shtrom, 1950

Ornithodoros is a genus in the soft-bodied tick family, Argasidae.

Physiology

The opening between the midgut and hindgut has been lost, making the ticks unable to pass digestive waste products out of their bodies.[2]

Taxonomy

The Linnean name derives from ornithos (Greek: ὄρνιθος) and doros (Greek: Δωρόν), meaning "bird" and "gift", respectively.

It contains these species:[1]

  • Ornithodoros alactagalis Issaakjan, 1936
  • Ornithodoros antiquus Poinar, 1995
  • Ornithodoros apertus Walton, 1962
  • Ornithodoros arenicolous Hoogstraal, 1953
  • Ornithodoros asperus Warburton, 1918
  • Ornithodoros atacamensis Muñoz-Leal, Venzal & González-Acuña, 2016[3]
  • Ornithodoros brasiliensis Aragão, 1923
  • Ornithodoros cholodkovskyi Pavlovsky, 1930
  • Ornithodoros compactus Walton, 1962
  • Ornithodoros coniceps Canestrini, 1890
  • Ornithodoros costalis Diatta, Bouattour, Durand, Renaud & Trape, 2013[4]
  • Ornithodoros coriaceus Koch, 1844
  • Ornithodoros eremicus Cooley & Kohls, 1941
  • Ornithodoros faccinii Barros-Battesti, Landulfo & Luz, 2015[5]
  • Ornithodoros furcosus Neumann, 1908
  • Ornithodoros graingeri Heisch & Guggisberg, 1953
  • Ornithodoros grenieri Klein, 1965
  • Ornithodoros gurneyi Warburton, 1926
  • Ornithodoros hermsi Wheeler, Herms & Meyer, 1935
  • Ornithodoros indica Rau & Rao, 1971
  • Ornithodoros kairouanensis Trape, Diatta, Bouattour, Durand & Renaud, 2013[4]
  • Ornithodoros kelleyi Cooley & Kohls, 1941
  • Ornithodoros knoxjonesi Jones & Clifford, 1972
  • Ornithodoros lahillei Venzal, González-Acuña & Nava, 2015[6]
  • Ornithodoros macmillani (Hoogstraal & Kohls, 1966)
  • Ornithodoros madagascariensis Hoogstraal, 1962
  • Ornithodoros marocanus Velu, 1919
  • Ornithodoros merionesi Trape, Diatta, Belghyti, Sarih, Durand & Renaud, 2013[4]
  • Ornithodoros moubata (Murray, 1877)
  • Ornithodoros nattereri Warburton, 1927
  • Ornithodoros nicollei Mooser, 1932
  • Ornithodoros normandi Larrousse, 1923 [7]
  • Ornithodoros occidentalis Trape, Diatta, Durand & Renaud, 2013[4]
  • Ornithodoros parkeri Cooley, 1936
  • Ornithodoros porcinus Walton, 1962
  • Ornithodoros procaviae Theodor & Costa, 1960
  • Ornithodoros quilinensis Venzal, Nava, Mangold, Mastropaolo, Casás & Guglielmone, 2012[8]
  • Ornithodoros rietcorreai Labruna, Nava & Venzal, 2016[9]
  • Ornithodoros rostratus Aragão, 1911
  • Ornithodoros rupestris Trape, Bitam, Renaud & Durand, 2013[4]
  • Ornithodoros saraivai Muñoz-Leal & Labruna, 2017[10]
  • Ornithodoros savignyi (Audouin, 1827)
  • Ornithodoros sawaii Kitaoka & Suzuki, 1973[11]
  • Ornithodoros sonrai Sautet & Witkowski, 1943
  • Ornithodoros steini (Schulze, 1935)
  • Ornithodoros tartakovskyi Olenev, 1931 [12]
  • Ornithodoros tholozani Laboulbène & Mégnin, 1882
  • Ornithodoros transversus (Banks, 1902)
  • Ornithodoros turicata (Dugès, 1876)
  • Ornithodoros xerophylus Venzal, Mangold & Nava, 2015[6]
  • Ornithodoros zumpti Heisch & Guggisberg, 1953

Carios erraticus was previously placed in this genus, as Ornithodoros erraticus.

References

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