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Asian Longhorned Tick Now in 15 States

Longhorned Ticks. Photo by James Occi, (PhD cand.) LDA Scientific & Professional Advisory Board
Longhorned Ticks. Photo by James Occi, (PhD cand.) LDA Scientific & Professional Advisory Board

According to the US Department of Agriculture, USDA, the most recent tick to come into the US is now found in 15 states. The information is published in the USDA’s National Haemaphysalis longicornis Situation Report, February 3, 2021. States are VA, WVA, PA, NC, NJ, TN, NY, KY, MD, CT DE, SC, AR, OH, RI.

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Incompetence of the Asian Longhorned Tick (Acari: Ixodidae) in Transmitting the Agent of Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis in the United States here.

For more information on the Asian Longhorned tick click here.