American dog tick


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Related to American dog tick: deer tick, brown dog tick, lone star tick
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Noun1.American dog tick - common tick that can transmit Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemiaAmerican dog tick - common tick that can transmit Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemia
hard tick, ixodid - ticks having a hard shield on the back and mouth parts that project from the head
Dermacentor, genus Dermacentor - vectors of important diseases of man and animals
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Infection prevalences of common tick-borne pathogens in adult lone star ticks (Amblyomma americanum) and American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis) in Kentucky.
REPELLENT PROPERTIES OF COMMON HERBS OF THE FAMILY LAMIACEAE AGAINST THE AMERICAN DOG TICK, DERMACENTOR VARIABILIS.
Most common are the brown dog tick and the American dog tick, yet the little deer tick that carries Lyme disease gets lots of press lately.
In the eastern United States, the usual vector of Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is the American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis, while in the West the Rocky Mountain wood tick, Dermacentor andersoni, predominates.
2,6-Dichlorophenol has so far been the only verified attractant sex pheromone of the American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis (Say), and acts to bring members of the mating pair together.

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