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Photo#615487
Tick id - Rhipicephalus sanguineus

Tick id - Rhipicephalus sanguineus
Sarasota County, Florida, USA
February 21, 2012
Size: 6mm
Found on dog.

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Tick id - Rhipicephalus sanguineus Tick id - Rhipicephalus sanguineus

Moved
Moved from Haemaphysalis.

tick
please see my comments here.

Moved
Moved from ID Request. Was this from the same dog?

 
same dog?
John, No it was not. My daughter works at a dog day care. She's finding them daily.

Genus Haemaphysalis
Interesting and good photos. Also, I think this is not H. leporispalustris, the most common North American member of the genus.

 
Thank you Jon
I've heard they are extremely numerous this year, here.

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