American dog tick
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Definition of the noun american dog tick
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- common tick that can transmit Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemia
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- scientific names: Dermacentor variabilis / species Dermacentor variabilis / Dermacentor electus / species Dermacentor electus / Dermacentor variabilis variabilis / infraspecific_name Dermacentor variabilis variabilis / Dermacentor venustus / species Dermacentor venustus / Ixodes albipictus / species Ixodes albipictus / Ixodes bovis / species Ixodes bovis / Ixodes punctulatus / species Ixodes punctulatus / Ixodes quinquestriatus / species Ixodes quinquestriatus / Ixodes robertsoni / species Ixodes robertsoni / Ixodes robertsonii / species Ixodes robertsonii / Ixodes variabilis / species Ixodes variabilis
- synonym of American dog tick: wood tick
- more generic terms: hard tick / ixodid = ticks having a hard shield on the back and mouth parts that project from the head
- member of: Dermacentor / genus Dermacentor = vectors of important diseases of man and animals
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by Charles Below
The American dog tick is the vector of the Eastern type of Rocky Mountain spotted fever. It is also an important carrier of Tularemia and Bovine Anaplasmosis. It may also cause canine paralysis. Control: Household - Spray: 2 - 3% chlordane or ...
Congressional Edition (1911)
The American dog tick is the most common species occurring east of the Mississippi River. Its range extends from Labrador to Florida ; although it occurs in Texas, it is uncommon there. Throughout the central and Rocky Mountain regions it ...
Yearbook of Agriculture (1911)
The American dog tick is the most common species occurring east of the Mississippi River. Its range extends from Labrador to Florida; although it occurs in Texas, ...
by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
varies with the country; includes American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis); Australiandog tick ( Ixodes holocyclus);British dog tick (Ixodes canisuga); brown dog tick ( Rhipicephalus ...
by Vladimir V. Gouli, Svetlana Y. Gouli, Jose A.P. Marcelino
Amblyomma americanum; rocky mountain wood tick, Dermacentor andersoni; American dog tick, D. variabilis; blacklegged or deer tick, Ixodes scapularius) and insects (e.g., June and May beetles, Phyllophaga spp.; oriental beetle, Anomala ...
by Robert Alan Lewis
American dog tick. Dermacentor vatriabilis. American Farm Bureau Federation ( AFBF). founded in 1920, it promotes the interests of farmers, especially by helping to secure state and national legislation. larvae, caused by Bacillus larvae , ...
Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2009)
Figure 4 Dermacentor variabilis adults (the American dog tick), male (left) and female (right), nonengorged, implicated in the transmission of Rickettsia rickettsii collected in Lawrence country, OH, USA. transovarial transmission, confirmed ...
Illustrated Dictionary and Resource Directory of Environmental and Occupational Health, Second Edition (2016)
by Herman Koren
Dermacentor variabilis (American dog tick) Amblyomma americanum (Lone Star tick) Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (most common vectors) ronnel ...
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- American Dog Tick
Ticks may be one of the least pleasant signs that spring is officially here. Fortunately, they are a nuisance that wanes as the spring rolls into summer and the temperatures heat up. Ticks are an external parasite that attempt to grab onto a host that wanders near. They can be found, like this one, sitting atop a blade of grass or other plant, waving their front legs, ready to grab onto the next passerby. This is called "questing". If a tick succeeds in finding a host, it finds a suitable spot, latches on and fills with blood. The tick then drops off and either completes its next life stage, or, if it is an adult female, lays eggs.
Photo Credit: Krista Lundgren/USFWS
Photo credit: USFWS Mountain Prairie
- American dog tick in hand
It's tick season! Remember to carefully check for ticks after spending time outside. This one was found after doing yard work.
Photo by Tina Shaw/USFWS.
Photo credit: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Midwest Region
- American Dog Tick (Dermacentor variabilis)
These are probably the least harmful of the ticks in Northern Virginia. They like tall grasses which they instinctualy climb. They sense hosts by detecting CO2 with chemo-receptors located in their pedi-palps called a Haller's organ.
Photo credit: Twiztedminds
- American dog tick female
The American dog tick (female shown) is commonly found in states east of the Rocky Mountains and also along the Pacific Coast.
Photo credit: KSRE Photo
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