ixodid


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ixodid

(ɪkˈsɒdɪd)
n
(Animals) any of various ticks of the family Ixodidae
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Noun1.ixodid - ticks having a hard shield on the back and mouth parts that project from the head
tick - any of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis; feed on blood of warm-blooded animals
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
American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis, wood tick - common tick that can transmit Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemia
References in periodicals archive ?
Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever is a viral haemorrhagic fever, spread through Ixodid (hard) ticks, found in wild and domestic animals such as cattle, goat and sheep.
The larval ixodid ticks of the eastern United States (Acarina-Ixodidae).
It has been found that in North America, the ixodid tick Ixodes scapularis is the primary vector of the agents of the Lyme disease, human granulocytic anaplasmosis, human babesiosis, relapsing fever and Powassan virus.
Distribution of Ixodid tick species and associated risk factors in temporal zones of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan.
Ixodid ticks vectors of Babesiosis in animals in Romania.
Pathophysiology of the Lyme disease spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi, in ixodid ticks.
Identification and Phylogenetic Analysis of p36 Proteins from Ixodid Ticks.
Nam et al., "Ixodid tick infestation in cattle and wild animals in Maswa and Iringa, Tanzania," The Korean Journal of Parasitology, vol.