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Ixodes

 [ik-so´dēz]
a genus of arthropods, the hard ticks (family Ixodidae); some species are vectors of disease.

Ixodes

(ik-sō'dēz),
A genus of hard ticks (family Ixodidae), many species of which are parasitic on humans and animals; they are characterized by an anal groove surrounding the anus anteriorly, absence of eyes and festoons, and marked sexual dimorphism; about 40 species have been described from North America.
[G. ixōdēs, sticky, like bird-lime, fr. ixos, mistletoe, + eidos, form]

Ix·o·des

(ik-sō'dēz)
A genus of hard ticks (family Ixodidae), many species of which are parasitic on humans and animals; they are characterized by an anal groove surrounding the anus anteriorly, absence of eyes and festoons, and marked sexual dimorphism; about 40 species have been described from North America.
[G. ixōdēs, sticky, like bird-lime, fr. ixos, mistletoe, + eidos, form]
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The genus Ixodes (Acari: Ixodidae) in Mexico: adult identification keys, diagnoses, hosts, and distribution.
Ixodes apronophorus was found in the Untolovskij and Nevskij forest parks and the forest near the Northern cemetery.
Ixodes ricinus was observed throughout the study period with a peak in the month of June (13 ticks), while Haemaphysalis punctata was observed only in the first four months with a maximum of 15 ticks in April (Figure 4).
These variations in white-tailed deer have been demonstrated based on habitat suitability for Ixodes species (Gill et al.,1994).
Hastalik bulasmasinda en sik vektor kene turu Hyaloma olarak bildirilmekle birlikte Ixodes turleri de hastalik icin vektor olabilmektedir (4).
Meteorologically mediated diurnal questing of Ixodes scapularis and Amblyomma americanum nymphs.
bovis in Haemaphysalis longicornis and Ixodes persulcatus ticks from Korea.
Keywords: Blacklegged tick, Ixodes scapularis, Lyme disease, Indiana
Moreover, a second strain of the virus was found in the deer tick (Ixodes scapularis) in the 1990s, she noted, adding that in this second lineage there appears to be "perhaps a greater epidemic potential," because this tick species is the one that carries Lyme disease, ehrlichiosis, and other more common tick-borne diseases.
Moreover, a second strain of the virus was found in the deer tick (Ixodes scapularis) in the 1990s, she noted, adding that in this second lineage there appears to be "potentially perhaps a greater epidemic potential," because this tick species is the one that carries Lyme disease, ehrlichiosis, and other more common tick-borne diseases.
The repellent effects on nymphal stages of Ixodes ricinus L.