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Soft ticks are leathery and nonscutate, without sexual dimorphism (Figure 2).
Specimens were always found in rodent and insectivore burrows, or in deep hollows, in openings inside pig buildings, or near sleeping or foraging areas around pig buildings, as described for the closely related Iberian soft tick O.
Neither soft ticks nor lice can "travel" from their particular ecologic niches.
But it's a leap of faith at this point to extrapolate from soft ticks to the deer [Lyme disease] tick," cautions Richard Endris of Merck Sharp & Dohme in Rahway, N.
These viruses have been primarily associated with either hard or soft ticks and have a wide geographic distribution (1-8).
Borrelia miyamotoi has been found in a variety of Ixodes ticks and is more closely related to the relapsing fever spirochetes that infect soft ticks than to the bacteria that cause Lyme disease (2).
irritans fleas, trombiculid and mesostygmata mites, hard and soft ticks, and booklice (5,6).