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Tick, deer - adult female

Tick, deer - adult female

Overview

This is an adult female deer tick, Ixodes dammini. It transmits Lyme disease and babesiosis to humans. (Image courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.)

Update Date 2/27/2012