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Table 1 Comparison (% identity) of the studied Angolan tick mitochondrial amplicons with available GenBank sequences

From: Old zoonotic agents and novel variants of tick-borne microorganisms from Benguela (Angola), July 2017

Tick species % Identity (bp)-GenBank accession no. (no. of analysed amplicons)
16S RNA 12S RNA COI
A. variegatum 99.0 (404/408)-L34312 (3) 99.4 (339/341)-HQ856466 (3) 99.3 (560/564)-MK648415 (1)
H. truncatum 99.8 (401/403)-LC634545 (2) 100 (341/341)-AF150031 (2) 99.2–99.4 (617/622–670/674)-KY457529 (2)
R. decoloratus 99.5–99.8 (399–400/401)-KY457525 (4) 99.7 (343/344)-NC_052828 (4) 99.4–99.1 (616/620–652/658)-NC_052828 (3)
R. evertsi mimeticus 99.7 (370/371)-MF425975 (1) 100 (318/318)-AF031862 (1) NA
R. duttoni 99.7 (352/353)-MW080164 (3) 98.7 (310/314)-MF425966 (1) NA
Rhipicephalus sp. 97.0 (393/405)-LC634554a (1) 98.2 (333/339)-KY4575421 (1) NA
  1. bp: base pairs; A.: Amblyomma; H.: Hyalomma; R.: Rhipicephalus; NA: not amplified
  2. aRhipicephalus simus