Tick Species – Tick Encounter

Tick Species – Tick Encounter
Common NameTicks
Latin NameIxodes Scapularis

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Tick Species

Ixodes Scapularis (Blacklegged ticks or Deer ticks)

Blacklegged ticks (a.k.a Deer ticks) Take 2 years to complete their life cycle and are found predominately in a deciduous forest.


Dermacentor variabillis (American Dog ticks)


Amblyomma Americanum (Lone Start ticks)

A tick will feel like a small bump on your pet’s skin, ticks are spider-like, egg shaped, blood-sucking creepy crawlies.
Ticks vary in size between 1mm and 1cm long, depending on their age. They look like tiny spiders with a whiteish egg-shaped body.

Ticks can transmit disease to human hosts, these diseases can be serious. Most signs or symptoms of a tick-borne disease will begin to occur within a few days to a few weeks after a tick bite.
In general, ticks tend to live close to their hosts. These includes dog, cats, rodents, bird, deer, and unfortunately, humans. Contrary to popular belief ticks don’t live on their hosts. They are areas, where they attach to their host and begin to feed.

 

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