American dog tick


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Related to American dog tick: deer tick, brown dog tick, lone star tick
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Synonyms for American dog tick

common tick that can transmit Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemia

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The American Dog Tick, at the left, and the Lone Star Tick predominantly transmit cytauxzoonosis to cats.
Infection prevalences of common tick-borne pathogens in adult lone star ticks (Amblyomma americanum) and American dog ticks (Dermacentor variabilis) in Kentucky.
The American dog tick appears to be abundant in western Nebraska as it parasitized a large percentage of hosts in this study.
In the eastern United States, the usual vector of Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is the American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis, while in the West the Rocky Mountain wood tick, Dermacentor andersoni, predominates.
In the eastern United States, the usual vector of Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is the American dog tick, Derma centor variabilis, while in the West the Rocky Mountain wood tick, Dermacentor andersoni, predominates.
The American dog tick or wood tick, Dermacentor variabilis (Say) is an eastern species, known in Canada from Nova Scotia to south central Saskatchewan.
2,6-Dichlorophenol has so far been the only verified attractant sex pheromone of the American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis (Say), and acts to bring members of the mating pair together.
Rocky Mountain spotted fever (caused by Rickettsia rickettsii) is transmitted by the Rocky Mountain wood tick and the American dog tick (D.
Rocky Mountain spotted fever is transmitted by the American dog tick.
In fact, the Lyme disease spirochete has been isolated from virtually all blood-sucking insects: deer tick, brown dog tick, lone star tick, American dog tick (also mentioned by Potter), black-legged tick, Western black-legged tick, dog flea, cat flea, rodent flea, bot fly, horse fly, deer fly, and at least 15 species of mosquito.
The American dog tick is found anywhere east of the Rocky Mountains.
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