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Rocky Mountain wood tick (Dermacentor andersoni)
  • Published Date:
    8/25/10
  • Language:
    English
Filetype[PDF - 1.35 MB]


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  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (U.S.). Division of Vector-Borne Diseases.
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    Approximate distribution of the Rocky Mountain wood tick.

    Rocky Mountain wood tick (Dermacentor andersoni) can transmit Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemia to humans. This tick is found in the Rocky Mountain states. Adult ticks feed primarily on large mammals. Larvae and nymphs feed on small rodents. Adult ticks are primarily associated with pathogen transmission to humans.

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