Ticks
(Family Ixodidae)

Updated May 17, 2000

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Comparison of Adult Tick Females:
Lonestar, Blacklegged, American Dog


(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)
American Dog Tick Adult Female

(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)
American Dog Tick Adult Female Laying Eggs

(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)
American Dog Tick Adult Male

(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)
Engorged American Dog Tick Nymphs

(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)
Lonestar Tick Adult Female

(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)
Lonestar Tick Life Stages

(Jim Kalisch, Wayne Kramer, UNL Entomology)
Lonestar Tick Adult Females
(Engorged at Right)

(Jim Kalisch, Wayne Kramer, UNL Entomology)
Lonestar Tick Mouthparts

(Jim Kalisch, Wayne Kramer, UNL Entomology)
Blacklegged (Deer) Tick

(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)