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Genus Ixodes

Deer Tick - Ixodes scapularis - female Ixodes Tick? - Ixodes Tick? - Ixodes Tick 2  Image 1 of 2 - Ixodes engorged tick in Tucson - Ixodes Order Ixodida - Unknown Tick - Ixodes Ixodes
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 Ixodes
Explanation of Names
Greek ixos(ιξος)- "birdlime" (a sticky substance put on places where birds perched in order to trap them) + -odes (-ωδης)- a variant of -oides(οιδης)- "like, resembling" (only seen as an ending).
Gender: Masculine
Numbers
~35 species in our region