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Photo#43330
Western Black Legged Tick - Ixodes pacificus - female

Western Black Legged Tick - Ixodes pacificus - Female
San Leandro, Alameda County, California, USA
December 31, 2005
Ixodes pacificus
On a toothpick.
Found walking up the wall of my bedroom. Probably got into the house with the help of one of the dogs.

Identified by two different people who study ticks in the Bay Area.

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Western Black Legged Tick - Ixodes pacificus - female Western Black Legged Tick - Ixodes pacificus - female

Ixodes pacificus
both images moved from genus page to new species page

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