western black-legged tick
Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to western black-legged tick: American dog tick
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|Noun||1.||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|
hard tick, ixodid - ticks having a hard shield on the back and mouth parts that project from the head
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