Ticks are not insects but are arachnids and are thus related to spiders and mites. They have 8 legs, except when they first hatch from eggs (larva), when they have 6 legs. Take a look out our Tick Vector Info Graphic and feel free to share. Ixodes scapularis commonly called blacklegged or deer ticks, are […]
Tag: what do deer ticks look like?
These photos may help you to identify the different species of ticks and what they look like at various life stages. Some pictures include objects to help you compare their size to the actual size of the ticks. There are a number of ticks in the United States that can carry and/or transmit many diseases […]