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Genus Amblyomma

Dog Tick? - Amblyomma maculatum Tick - Amblyomma americanum Lone star tick - Amblyomma americanum - male Tick - Amblyomma americanum Lone Star Tick - Male? - Amblyomma americanum Amblyomma americanum (Linnaeus) - Amblyomma americanum - female Tick - Amblyomma cajennense Lone Star Tick - Amblyomma americanum - female
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
Print References
R. A. Cooley and G. M. Kohls, The genus Amblyomma (Ixodidae) in the United States, Journal of Parasitology 30: 77-111, 1944.(1)
Works Cited
1.The genus Amblyomma (Ixodidae) in the United States
Cooley RA. 1944. Journal of Parasitology Vol. 30: 77-111.