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
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ixodes

n. ixodes, género que incluye garrapatas y otros ácaros.
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persons from families of 40 database persons Clinic information Location Biddeford clinics: April 23 and 26, 31 (13.5) 21 towns Ellsworth clinics: Apr 18 and 19, 94 (40.9) 34 towns Rockland clinics: Apr 5 and 18, 21 32 (13.9) towns Scarborough clinics: Apr 10 and 12, 73 (31.7) 36 towns Tick bite history and demographics of persons in database Year tick submitted 2009 27 (14.2) 2010 41 (21.6) 2011 47 (24.7) 2012 37 (19.5) 2013 38 (20.0) Tick species/stage Ixodes cookei nymph 1 (0.5) Ix.
Most of these species are quite host specific, found mainly on sharp-tailed grouse (Haemaphysalis chordeilis (Packard)), rabbits (Haemaphysalis leporis-palustris (Packard)), ground squirrels (Ixodes sculptus (Neumann) and Ixodes kingi (Bishopp)), groundhogs (Ixodes cookei (Packard)), or small rodents (Ixodes angustus (Neumann) and Ixodes muris (Bishopp & Smith)).
Collections from these mammals and the grassy and brushy areas of the property yielded 31 ticks (Ixodes cookei).