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American Dog Tick

Dermacentor variabilis (Say 1821)

Phil Myers, Museum of Zoology, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor   cc-by-nc-sa-3.0

Dermacentor variabilis (American Dog Tick) is a species of ticks in the family hard ticks. They are native to The Nearctic. They are solitary carnivores. They have parental care (female provides care).

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EOL has data for 22 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of American dog tick. View this species on GBIF