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Tick - Dermacentor occidentalis

Tick - Dermacentor occidentalis
Oakland (Claremont Canyon area), Alameda County, California, USA
June 30, 2013
Size: roughly 4 mm
Tick lost one leg while being removed from body. Photos taken with computer microscope with tick in lucite box.

Moved Tentatively, it's a male, btw
Moved from ID Request.

 
Tick
Thanks - I just realized a posted too big a picture. Do you want me to remove it in favor of a smaller one?

 
no, it's fine

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