Ixodes pacificus

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Ix·o·des pa·ci·f'i·cus

the California black-legged tick, a species that is the vector of Lyme disease in the western U.S.
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County-scale distribution of Ixodes scapularis and Ixodes pacificus (Acari: Ixodidae) in the continental United States.
County-scale distribution of Ixodes scapularis & Ixodes pacificus (acari: Ixodidae) in the continental United States.
Seventeen of 22 wild black partridges were infested with three mite species (Tyroglyphus spp, Dermanyssus gallinae and Ornithonyssus sylviarum), two tick species (Amblyomma americanum and Ixodes pacificus) and one flea species (Pullex irritans).
The western fence lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis) and western black-legged tick (Ixodes pacificus) have been well-studied in California.
Las garrapatas del genero Ixodes son los vectores o transmisores de la enfermedad; se han descrito diferentes especies transmisoras: Ixodes ricinus en Europa; Ixodes persulcatus en Asia y en el este de Europa; Ixodes pacificus e Ixodes scapularis (antes llamado Ixodes dammini) en Norteamerica (1).
The infection is transmitted by the bite of black-legged ticks (Ixodes scapularis), known as deer ticks, and western black-legged ticks (Ixodes pacificus).
Ixodes pacificus (the western black-legged tick) is the vector in the Western states.
The deer or black-legged tick (Ixodes scapularis) generally transmits the disease in the East and upper Midwest, and the western black-legged tick (Ixodes pacificus) in Pacific coastal states.
On the West Coast, the Lyme disease bacteria are harbored by a close cousin of Ixodes dammini called Ixodes pacificus.
Survey of Ixodes pacificus ticks in California reveals a diversity of microorganisms and a novel and widespread Anaplasmataceae species.
Large scale spatial risk and comparative prevalence of Borrelia miyamotoi and Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato in Ixodes pacificus. PLoS One.