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Life stage:
Larvae
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Genera
Amblyomma
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Boophilus
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Dermacentor
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Haemaphysalis
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Hyalomma
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Ixodes
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Rhipicephalus
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TICK IDENTIFICATION KEY

Haemaphysalis

There are 155 known species of Haemaphysalis worldwide (including H. leachi or yellow dog tick), three of which are present in Europe: the most common specie is H. punctata (red sheep tick), although H. inermis (winter tick) and H. concinna (relict tick) can also be found.

For more details see Background information

female Haemaphysalis leachi
dorsal view
ventral view
Description of Genus:
  • Not ornate
male Haemaphysalis leachi

ventral view
dorsal view
 
 

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Frank L. Ruedisueli& Brigitte Manship

University of Lincoln

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