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Genus Dermacentor

Pacific Coast Tick - Dermacentor occidentalis - male American Dog Tick - Dermacentor variabilis - male tick - Dermacentor occidentalis Attached Tick - Dermacentor - female Rocky Mountain Wood Tick - male - Dermacentor andersoni - male American Dog Tick - Dermacentor variabilis - Dermacentor variabilis - male Dermacentor variabilis - male Tick - Dermacentor occidentalis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Subclass Acari (Mites and Ticks)
Superorder Parasitiformes
Order Ixodida (Ticks)
Family Ixodidae (Hard Ticks)
Genus Dermacentor
Explanation of Names
Dermacentor Koch, 1844
Greek derma- "skin" + kentor- "that which stings, pricks or stabs"
Gender: Masculine
Range
widely dist. (BG data)