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The spinose ear tick of horse



The spinose ear tick of horse



Centaur 2(1): 9-10



The argasid tick Otobius megnini is to be found in all its active stages in the ears of dogs, sheep, horses and cattle, and, less frequently, of goats, pigs, cats, rabbits and man. The adult tick does not feed. The female lays 500-600 eggs in crevices or under stones or boxes in stables.

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