Ixodes ricinus, ventral view, SEM

  • David Gregory & Debbie Marshall
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Scanning electron micrograph of the ventral surface of a castor bean tick (Ixodes ricinus), showing serrated mouthparts, abdomen and claws. This ectoparasite is a vector of Lyme disease and babesiosus.

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