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Table 3 Rickettsia spp. (SFG and RFG and related species) in bat specialist ectoparasites (soft ticks and other, specified in brackets)

From: Rickettsia spp. in bats of Romania: high prevalence of Rickettsia monacensis in two insectivorous bat species

Species Host Origin Country Ref.
Candidatus ‘Rickettsia andeanae’ Trichobius joblingi (fly) Carollia perspicillata Brazil [33]
Candidatus ‘Rickettsia nicoyana’—related to Candidatus ‘Rickettsia wissemanii’ and R. peacockii O. knoxjonesi B. plicata Costa Rica [34]
Candidatus ‘Rickettsia wissemanii’—related to R. peacockii O. hasei Noctilio albiventris French Guiana [35]
Candidatus ‘Rickettsia wissemanii’ O. hasei Eptesicus diminutus Argentina [36]
Candidatus ‘Rickettsia wissemanii’ O. hasei Artibeus planirostris Brazil [37]
R. africae-like sequences A. vespertilionis M. dasycneme Hungary [38]
R. helvetica A. vespertilionis V. murinus China [38]
R. helvetica Nicteridopsylla eusaeca (fly) N. noctula Hungary [39]
R. hoogstraalii A. transgariepinus P. hesperidus South Africa [38]
R. lusitaniae O. yumatensis Caves walls Mexico [40]
R. lusitaniae Ornithodoros spp. Balantiopteryx plicata Mexico [38]
R. lusitaniae A. vespertilionis V. murinus China [38]
Rickettsia spp. Av 22 related to AvBat A. vespertilionis Multiple bats species Hungary [38]
Rickettsia spp. AvBat, related to Rickettsia sp. strain S and R. africae A. vespertilionis Home attic France [27]
Rickettsia spp. related to R. honei-like strains A. vespertilionis Scotophilus kuhlii Pakistan [41]
Rickettsia spp. related to R. massiliae and Candidatus ‘Rickettsia barbariae’ Spinturnix myoti (mite) M. myotis Poland [42]
Rickettsia spp. related to R. peacockii and R. rickettsii Carios (O.) kelleyi buildings Iowa, USA [43]*
Rickettsia spp. related to R. raoultii Eucampsipoda madagascarensis (fly) Penicillidia leptothrinax (fly) Rousettus madagascariensis Madagascar [44]
Rickettsia spp. related to R. sibirica and R. conorii (17kDA 100% similar) A. vespertilionis P. pipistrellus
P. auritus
England [45]
  1. *In this study it was also demonstrated that both trans-stadial and transovarial transmissions are possible