ixodes

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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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Seasonal patterns of abundance and host relationships of the Australian paralysis tick, Ixodes holocyclus Neumann (Acarina: Ixodidae), in southeastern Queensland.
The disease is associated with toxins produced by the salivary glands of hard-bodied ticks in the genus Ixodes, specifically Ixodes holocyclus, coronatus, and neumann [4, 7, 15, 57-59].
(6,12-15) In Australia, the marsupial ixodid tick, Ixodes holocyclus, can cause a more severe, delayed form of ascending neuromuscular paralysis by producing a botulinum-like neurotoxin that does blocks neuromuscular transmission by inhibiting the presynaptic release of acetylcholine.