Amblyomma americanum nymph - Amblyomma americanum
Oak Ridge, NC, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
May 17, 2011
Size: 1.5 mm
I would like to know what this is, because I pulled it
off my ankle this afternoon.
Based on various tick related websites, it is not an adult, but a nymph, and
the only one whose body shape is almost circular, like this one, is the
Lonestar, which is common in this area.
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