Photos - Ticks

TICKS VECTORS (For more information about ticks click here)

Latin Name (Common Name): Diseases they can transmit

Ixodes scapularis (deer tick or black legged tick): Lyme, babesiosis, anaplasmosis, Powassan encephalitis, tick paralysis, tularemia, Bartonella

Amblyomma americanum (lone star tick): Human monocytic ehrlichiosis, STARI, tularemia, tick paralysis, Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF)

Dermacentor variabilis (American dog tick): RMSF, tularemia, human monocytic ehrlichiosis

Dermacentor andersoni (wood tick): RMSF, tularemia, Colorado tick fever, tick paralysis, Q fever

Ixodes pacificus (western black legged tick): Lyme, babesiosis, anaplasmosis, bartonella

Amblyomma maculatum (Gulf Coast tick): Rickettsia parkeri rickettsiosis http://www.cdc.gov/otherspottedfever

 
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Deer Ticks:  Unengorged female encircled by partially engorged females. (Photo: James Occi, MA, MS)
 
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 Ticks in various stages of engorgement.
 
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(L) Adult female, adult male American dog ticks. (Photo: James Occi, MA, MS)
 
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(Top-L) Adult Female deer tick, adult female dog tick. (Bottom-L) Adult female, adult male, and nymph lone star ticks. (Photo: James Occi, MA, MS)
 
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(L) Adult female, adult male, nymph lone star ticks. (Photo:  James Occi, MA, MS)
 
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(L) Larva, nymph, adult male, adult female western black legged ticks. (Photo:  Robert Lane, PhD)
 
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(L) Three fully engorged, one partially engorged, one unengorged female deer ticks. (Photo: James Occi, MA, MS)
 
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(L) Engorged female, straight pin, unengored female deer ticks. (Photo:  James Occi, MA, MS)
 
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Ticks on Block: (L-Top to bottom) Male adult, female adult, nymph deer ticks; (R-Top to bottom) Male adult, female adult lone star ticks. (Photo: James Occi, MA, MS)
 
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(R) Two fully engorged lone star ticks; (L-Bottom) partially engorged lone star tick; (L-Top) Adult female (white dot), adult male, nymph (smallest) lone star ticks. (Photo: James Occi, MA, MS)
 
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Adult female deer tick (white), adult male deer tick (black) mating. (Photo: James Occi, MA, MS)
 
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(L) Partially engorged female, unengorged female, male, engorged nymph, unengorged nymph deer ticks. (Photo: James Occi, MA, MS)
 
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(L) Engorged adult female, adult female deer ticks.
 
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(L-Top to bottom) Female and male adult American dog ticks; (On Stamp) 2 Nymph deer ticks; (R-Top to bottom) Adult female and adult male deer ticks. (Photo: James Occi, MA, MS)
 
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(On paper clip) Adult female American dog tick; (Inside paper clip L-R) Adult male, adult female, 2 nymph deer ticks. (Photo: James Occi, MA, MS)
 
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(L) Adult female deer tick; (Center- top to bottom) Adult male and nymph deer ticks; (R) Adult female American dog tick. (Photo: James Occi, MA, MS)
 
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(L-3 Ticks, L to R) Adult male, adult female, nymph lone star ticks; (C) Adult male American dog tick; (R-3 ticks, L to R) Nymph, adult female, adult male deer ticks. (Photo: James Occi, MA, MS)
 
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(L) Adult male, adult female American dog ticks; 21cc guage needle; (R) Two nymphs (white), adult female (Top) adult male (Bottom) deer ticks. (Photo: James Occi, MA, MS)
 
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(Inside safety pin) Adult male American dog tick; (Bottom) Adult female American dog tick; (R-4 ticks) Two nymphs (white), adult male (top) adult female (bottom) deer ticks.  (Photo: James Occi, MA, MS)
 
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(L) Adult female, adult male, two nymphs on a straight pin. (Photo: James Occi, MA, MS)
 
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