It attached itself to me; I discovered and removed it, and killed it. No worries; I've been to the doctor and got antebiotics
Got it off our dog. Looks like it's been there for awhile.
Amblyomma americanum, the Lone star tick, photographed in Volusia county, Florida (10 July 2014). Uncomfortably heavy this summer at Bulow Creek State Park! Janson Jones, http://dusttracks.com.
Humpback Rocks, Nelson County, VA
19 July 2014
Focus stacked image of a preserved entomological specimen.
Created using a Canon 5D MkIII, MP-E 65mm 1-5x macro lens, Zerene Stacker, and post-processed using PhotoShop CS5.
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Sitting on the tip of a diseased bay laurel leaf, about 1 foot off the ground.