Figure 2.59 Haemaphysalis shimoga. (A) Male, dorsal and ventral side; (B) female, dorsal
and ventral side; (C) nymph, dorsal and ventral side; (D) larva, dorsal and dentral side.
Source: Trapido and Hoogstraal (1964), Journal of Parasitology (vol 50(2)), Allen press
in central field, and mixed small and medium size and moderately numerous in
Nymph ( Figures 2.59 and 2.60 ) 142
Total body length is approximately 1.3 mm.
Capitulum: Basis capituli are approximately 2.5 times as wide as long; cornua
(dorsally) are very small. Suprainternal seta is single; infrainternal setae number
two, long, slender, undifferentiated. Hypostome is longer than palpi; lateral margins
are slightly convex; dental formula is 2/2, with 9
12 broad denticles in a file.
Scutum: Scutum is sub-circular, margins rounded. Cervical grooves are anteriorly
deep, narrow, parallel pits; posteriorly shallow. Punctations number approximately 12.
Larva ( Figures 2.59 and 2.60 ) 142
Total body length is approximately 0.60 mm, width 0.45 mm.