Ixodidae


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Related to Ixodidae: Argasidae, family Ixodidae
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Tick biology--There are three families of ticks recognized in the world today: (1) Ixodidae (hard ticks), (2) Argasidae (soft ticks), and (3) Nuttalliellidae, a small, curious, little-known group with some characteristics of both hard and soft ticks (Varma, 1993).
The life cycle of ticks in the hard tick family, Ixodidae, is characterized by a short parasitic phase and a long nonparasitic or free-living phase.
Geographical distribution, host associations, and vector roles of ticks (Acari: Ixodidae, Argasidae) in Sweden.