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 lesion in humans.

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Ar·gas 'är-gəs, -.gas n a genus of ticks of the family Argasidae including the fowl ticks (as A. persicus)

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Ar·gas (ahrґgəs) a genus of ticks of the family Argasidae, some of which transmit diseases.

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  • argas — argas …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • 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 — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Argas puede hacer referencia a: Argas, localidad de Rusia. Argas, cráter del planeta Marte. Argas, género de ácaros de la familia Argasidae. Obtenido de Argas Categoría: Wikipedia:Desambiguación …   Wikipedia Español

  • 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 — Demosthenes ob morum feritatem, ac naturam immitem sic dictus. Hesychius, Καὶ Δημοςθένης ὑπὸ Α᾿ιχίνου Α᾿ργὰς ὀνομάζεταὶ. Οἱ δὲ ὄνομα Τυράννου. Vide Suidam. Item Argas, qui praeter annorum rationem sapit. Suidas, Ο῾ δεινότατος παῤ ἡλικίαν, ἀργὰς… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • argas — árgas s.m. Gen de acarieni (căpuşe) paraziţi la om şi la animale, hrănindu se cu sângele acestora. (< fr., gr. argas) Trimis de aurelian, 13.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • 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 — Argas, s. Zecken …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Argas — Argas …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Argas — Taubenzecke Ausgehungerte weibliche Argas reflexus (5mm) Systematik Ordnung: Milben (Acarii) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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