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Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

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Genus Amblyomma

Tick - Amblyomma americanum - male here it be - Amblyomma maculatum - male Lone Star Tick - Amblyomma americanum Amblyomma americanum - female tick on me - Amblyomma americanum - female Tick - Amblyomma maculatum Lone Star Tick - Amblyomma americanum - female Lone Star Tick - Amblyomma americanum - male
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 Amblyomma
Explanation of Names
Greek amblys (αμβλυς)- "dull" + omma (ομμα)- "eye"

Gender: Neuter