Western Blacklegged Tick

Ixodes pacificus

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Ixodes pacificus, the Western black-legged tick, is a species of Ixodes, a parasitic tick found on the western coast of North America. It is the principal vector of Lyme Disease in that region.

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  1. (c) Kaldari, some rights reserved (CC BY), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/592905
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ixodes_pacificus

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