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Cosmiomma sp


Michael L. Levin

, PhD, Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Last full review/revision Aug 2020 | Content last modified Sep 2020

Genus Cosmiomma contains a single species, C hippopotamensis, which is found in Zambezian grasslands of southwestern and eastern Africa. It feeds primarily on hippopotami, white and black rhinoceroses, and less frequently on antelopes.

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