Dermacentor

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Related to Dermacentor occidentalis: Dermacentor andersoni
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Noun1.Dermacentor - vectors of important diseases of man and animals
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis, wood tick - common tick that can transmit Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemia
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18) (p671) Dermacentor occidentalis, the Pacific Coast tick, is the vector of Rickettsia 346D and occurs throughout California and in parts of Oregon.
1985) found that Dermacentor occidentalis did not prefer one species of chaparral shrub over another.
Diurnal host seeking of adult Pacific Coast ticks, Dermacentor occidentalis (Acari, Ixodidae), in relation to vegetational type, meteorological factors, and rickettsial infection rates in California, USA.