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Rhipicephalus ayrei 4 2?
CO-TYPES

Buffalo (abdomen)

Mount Kenya, Kenya Colony

28.X.1930

E. A. Lewis, Vet Lab., Kabete
CHis No. 23) Donor

E.A.L. & C.W. det.

See paper by Lewis, Parasitology vol. 25 p. 269, figs. (1933).

See also Report p. 129.

N 3845

RML 113229

4 rf, 2 ? Rhipicephalus compositus Syntypes of R. ayrei

Syncerus caffer

Mount Kenya (00.10 S, 37.20 E),
Kenya

28.X.1930

E. A. Lewis

? vulva mounted on a slide

Lewis (1933: 269) original description. Cited: Santos Dias (1958: 473) who gave the total number of ticks in this collection as 3 tf, 1 ?.

No's 3846-3852 were sent 22.VII.1932 by Dr. Charles Searle, Maragua P.O. Nanyuki, Kenya Colony, stating he had 2 cases of typhus on a farm (Maragua) among Europeans. The ticks from dogs in close contact with the cases, sleeping in their beds. Some of the cattle healthy. 18 cases of typhus among Europeans with 1 death. Typhus apparently only in game district where all kind of game abound. Note some ticks rotten, rotten evertsi had black legs:

3846 N Boophilus decoloratus c's, ?'s, N's Cattle

Maragua, Kenya Colony

21-22.VII.1932

Dr. C. Searle coll. & gift
Lots 1 & 2 combined

3846 MISSING

C. W. det.

3846 given to D. S. MacLagan 14/10/38.

ORIGINAL DETERMINATION

CURRENT STATUS

3847

Rhipicephalus evertsi tf's, ?'s, N's Cattle

Maragua, Kenya Colony

21-22.VII.1932

Dr. C. Searle coll. & gift
Lots 1,2,4 combined

C. W. det.
3848

Hyalomroa aegyptium tf's, ?'s
Cattle

Maragua, Kenya Colony

21-22.VII.1932

Dr. C. Searle coll. & gift
Lots 1 & 4 combined

C. W. det.

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3849

Boophilus austral is ?'s
Cattle

Maragua, Kenya Colony
1932

Dr. C. Searle coll. & gift, Lot 4 C. W. det.

N 3849
RML 113232

3 ?, 1 N Boophilus decoloratus

Cattle

Maragua (00.47 S, 37.08 E), Kenya 1932

Dr. C. Searle

ORIGINAL DETERMINATION
N 3850

Rhipicephalus pulchellus 2 <f's
Man (2 men)

(the smaller from Lord "K", the
larger from man with typhus

Maragua, Kenya Colony

1932

Dr. C. Searle coll. & gift
Lots 3 & 5 combined

C. W. det.
N 3851

Haemaphysalis leachi 7 s's
Dog

Maragua, Kenya Colony
1932

Dr. C. Searle coll. & gift, Lot 6
C. W. det.

N 3852

Rhipicephalus simus or falcatus 1?
Dog

Maragua, Kenya Colony
1932

Dr. C. Searle coll. & gift, Lot 6
C. W. det.

CURRENT STATUS

N 3850
RML 113233

2 <f Rhipicephalus pulchel 1 us

Homo sapiens

Maragua (00.47 S, 37.08 E) , Kenya 1932

Dr. C. Searle

N 3851
RML 113234

7 ? Haemaphysalis leachi

Dog

Maragua (00.47 S, 37.08 E), Kenya 1932

Dr. C. Searle

N 3852
RML 105659

1 ? Rhipicephalus hurti

Dog

Maragua (00.47 S, 37.08 E), Kenya

1932

Dr. C. Searle

ORIGINAL DETERMINATION

3853 N

RML

Amblyomma nuttalli 3 <f's, 1 ?, larvae
Varanus albigularis (general on body)
Sokoke Forest, Kenya
4.VII.1932

E. A. Lewis donor (40)
E.A.L. & C.W. det.

3854 N

RML

Rhipicephalus maculatus 7 tf's, 7 ?'s
Elephas africanus (anus)
Tana River, Kenya
14.VI.1932

E. A. Lewis donor (41)
E.A.L. & C.W. det.

CURRENT STATUS

3853 113235

3 c, 1 ? Amblyoirma nuttalli

Varanus exanthematicus

Sokoke Forest (03.29 S, 39.50 E), Kenya

4.VII.1932

E. A. Lewis

Theiler & Salisbury (1959: 115) incorrectly gave this collection Nuttall number 3953.

Some eggs and 1 larva raised from the 1 ? are in a separate vial.

3854 113236

7 <f, 6 ? Rhipicephalus maculatus
Loxodonta africana

Tana River (02.32 S, 40.31 E), Kenya
14.VI.1932
E. A. Lewis

3855, a

(3855) Ornithodoros franchini? (a) Ornithodoros franchini larvae

Found on ground

Kiefur, Cyrenaica

Sent 26.IX.1932
Dr. Floris

Sent by Prof. Franchini.
3856

Dermacentor rhinocerotis var. permaculatus 1 <f

Black rhinoceros

North Rhodesia

Rec'd 6.VII.1932

H. S. Purchase.

3857

Ixodes acutitarsus <ft s
Man (biting)
Darjeeling, Himalayas
13.XI.1925

Ex. Calcutta Museum No. 3132
Arthropod Section

N 3855
RML 113237

1 9, 25 L Ornithodoros foleyi

Found on ground

Kiefur, Cyrenaica (31.00 N,
22.30 E), Libya

Sent 26.IX.1932

Dr. Floris

N 3856
RML 113238

1 <f Dermacentor rhinocerinus

Pi ceros bicomis
Zambi a

Rec'd 6.VII.1932
H. S. Purchase.

Cited: Hoogstraal (1954b: 277)
N 3857

RML 113239

1 rf, 1 ? Ixodes acutitarsus

Homo sapiens

Darjeeling (27.02 N, 88.16 E), India
13.XI.1925

Ex. Calcutta Museum No. 3132
Arthropod Section

Cited: Hoogstraal (1970c: 80)

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