family Ixodidae


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Noun1.family Ixodidae - hard ticks
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Acarina, order Acarina - mites and ticks
hard tick, ixodid - ticks having a hard shield on the back and mouth parts that project from the head
genus Ixodes, Ixodes - type genus of the family Ixodidae
Dermacentor, genus Dermacentor - vectors of important diseases of man and animals
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Due to the aforementioned reasons, ixodid ticks (family Ixodidae) have been the subject of numerous investigations in an effort to prevent disease transmission and provide relief from tick bites.
Pictorial key to the adults of hard ticks, family Ixodidae (Ixodida: Ixodidea), east of the Mississippi river.
Ten ticks obtained across four possum hosts were larvae that could not be differentiated beyond Family Ixodidae, and one Haemaphysalis sp.
(5) Studies in India have shown that there are 109 species in India, out of which 88 belong to the family Ixodidae of hard ticks.
Pictorial Key to the Adults of Hard Ticks, Family Ixodidae (Ixodida: Ixodoidea), East of the Mississippi River.