Definition of Family argasidae

1. Noun. Soft ticks.

Exact synonyms: Argasidae
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Acarina, Order Acarina
Member holonyms: Argasid, Soft Tick

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Argasidae

family Aplodontiidae
family Aplysiidae
family Apocynaceae
family Apodidae
family Apogonidae
family Apterygidae
family Aquifoliaceae
family Araceae
family Araliaceae
family Araucariaceae
family Arcellidae
family Arcidae
family Arctiidae
family Ardeidae
family Arecaceae
family Argasidae
family Argentinidae
family Argiopidae
family Argonautidae
family Ariidae
family Aristolochiaceae
family Armadillidiidae
family Artamidae
family Ascaphidae
family Ascaridae
family Asclepiadaceae
family Asilidae
family Asparagaceae
family Aspergillaceae
family Asphodelaceae

Literary usage of Family argasidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Natural Emirates: Wildlife and Environment of the United Arab Emirates by Peter Vine (1996)
"The family Argasidae contains two genera: Argus which are associated with birds, bats or their nesting/resting places, ..."

2. Animal Parasites and Human Disease by Asa Crawford Chandler (1922)
"about five-eighths of an inch in length, belonging to the family Argasidae. Like the other members of the family it has no dorsal shield and has the margin ..."

3. Handbook of Medical Entomology by William Albert Riley, Oskar Augustus Johannsen (1915)
"Argasidae In the ticks belonging to the family Argasidae, there is comparatively little sexual dimorphism, while this is very marked in the Ixodida? ..."

4. Medical and Veterinary Entomology: A Textbook for Use in Schools and by William Brodbeck Herms (1915)
"Quite a number of species included in the family argasidae are known to cause more or less serious consequences by their bites, notably Ornithodorus moubata ..."

5. Sanitary Entomology: The Entomology of Disease, Hygiene and Sanitation by William Dwight Pierce (1921)
"Habits.—There are certain general habits which are peculiar to the two families of ticks. Most species in the family Argasidae ..."

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