Rhipicephalus microplus (southern cattle tick)
Representative genome: Rhipicephalus microplus (assembly ASM1333972v1)
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Rhipicephalus microplus (southern cattle tick)

Rhipicephalus microplus overview

Lineage: Eukaryota[8697]; Metazoa[4225]; Ecdysozoa[1838]; Arthropoda[1688]; Chelicerata[65]; Arachnida[60]; Acari[38]; Parasitiformes[17]; Ixodida[11]; Ixodoidea[11]; Ixodidae[9]; Rhipicephalinae[4]; Rhipicephalus[3]; Boophilus[2]; Rhipicephalus microplus[1]
Rhipicephalus microplus.The cattle tick (formerly known as Boophilus microplus) is an external parasite of mammals. It is considered to be the most important tick parasite of livestock worldwid, and is found on all major ruminant livestock species. Heavy tick burdens can decrease productivity and damage hides. The species can also More...


Sequence data: genome assemblies: 4 (See  Genome Assembly and Annotation report)
Statistics: median total length (Mb): 2269.15
 median protein count: 24211
 median GC%: 45.45
NCBI Annotation Release:  100

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