Ixodes

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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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Hall et al., "Tick paralysis in Australia caused by Ixodes holocyclus Neumann," Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, vol.
Howlett, "Infestation in the dog by the paralysis tick Ixodes holocyclus. 1.
Smith, "Repellency Effect of an Imidacloprid / Flumethrin (Seresto[R]) Controlled Release Polymer Matrix Collar against the Australian Paralysis Tick (Ixodes holocyclus) in Dogs," Parasitology Research, vol.
Preferred tick Ixodes holocyclus (marsupial or vectors paralysis tick).