ixodes

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Related to Ixodes cookei: American dog tick, Powassan encephalitis
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Noun1.ixodes - type genus of the family IxodidaeIxodes - type genus of the family Ixodidae  
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
deer tick, Ixodes dammini - a northeastern tick now recognized as same species as Ixodes scapularis
Ixodes neotomae - a tick that usually does not bite humans; transmits Lyme disease spirochete to dusky-footed wood rats
Ixodes pacificus, western black-legged tick - a tick that feeds on dusky-footed wood rat and bites humans; principal vector for Lyme disease in western United States especially northern California
black-legged tick, Ixodes scapularis - parasitic on mice of genus Peromyscus and bites humans; principal vector for Lyme disease in eastern United States (especially New England); northern form was for a time known as Ixodes dammini (deer tick)
Ixodes ricinus, sheep tick, sheep-tick - parasitic on sheep and cattle as well as humans; can transmit looping ill in sheep (acute viral disease of the nervous system); a vector for Lyme disease spirochete
Ixodes persulcatus - bites humans; a vector for Lyme disease spirochete
Ixodes dentatus - usually does not bite humans; transmits Lyme disease spirochete to cottontail rabbits and wood rats
Ixodes spinipalpis - usually does not bite humans; transmits Lyme disease spirochete to cottontail rabbits and wood rats
Translations

ixodes

n. ixodes, género que incluye garrapatas y otros ácaros.
References in periodicals archive ?
POWV is maintained in an enzootic cycle between Ixodes cookei as the tick vector and the groundhog (Marmota momax) and striped skunk (Mephitis mephitis) as the principal reservoir hosts (6).
Inability of Ixodes cookei and Amblyomma americanum nymphs (Acari: Ixodidae) to transmit Borrelia burgdorferi.
In North America, ixodes cookei has been implicated as the principal tick vector, and virus has been recovered from several rodent and carnivore species, including the red squirrel, woodchucks, striped and spotted skunks, foxes, short- and long-tailed weasels, and the white-footed deer mouse.