Species of Hyalomma tend to be relatively large, ranging between 5-6mm in length when unfed. In general the gnathosoma of Hyalomma tends to be very large with article ii longer than i and iii of the palps.
Other features of Hyalomma include:
1a.) Legs dark in colour and lacking banding pattern
1b.) Legs slender with pale bands
2a.) Porose areas large; diameter is equal to the length of the basis capituli
2b.) Porose areas small; diameter is is or less than half the length of the basis capituli