Korean Journal of Veterinary Research 1981;21(2):65-72.
Amblyomma testudinarium Koch, 1844: Discovery and Record in Korea, and Identification and Redescription of Male Tick
Yung-Bai Kang1, Myung-Deuk Suh1, Yong-Hee Kim1, Si-Yul Byun2, Hi-Ung Lim2
1Institute of Veterinary Research, Office of Rural Development
2Jeju Provincial Animal Health Center
Amblyomma testudinarium 진드기의 국내발견기록(國內發見記錄), 종속동정(種屬同定) 및 웅충(雄蟲)에 대한 형태학적(形態學的) 재기술(再記述)
강영배1, 서명덕1, 김용희1, 변시열2, 임희웅2
1농촌진흥청 가축위생연구소
2제주도 가축보건소
Amblyomma testudinarium Koch', 1844, previousely known to occur in India, Sri Lanka, Burma, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Indochina, the Philipines, Taiwan and Japan, is here firstly discovered and recorded in Korea. A male specimen was collected from grazing Frisian cattle of the Dae Weon Farm on Jeju Island by a local veterinary official on the 28th June in 1981. The specimen was examined at the institute of Veterinary Research in Anyang and was identified as A. testudinarium. The morphological characteristics of the male specimen were redescribed. A tota1 of 18 species of ticks belonging to 7 genera, such as, Argas, Amblyomma, Boophilus, Dermaccntor, Haemaphysalis, Hyalomma and Ixodes, has now been recorded to occur in Korea.
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