Lone Star tick

Lone Star tick

A hard tick native to the southern US, as well as Central and South America, which is a vector of Rocky Mountain spotted fever and occasionally Lyme disease.

Lone Star tick

Amblyomma americanum A 3-host–wild animal, domestic animal, hard tick native to southern US, Central and South America, which is a vector of RMSF and occasionally Lyme disease. See Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever.

Lone Star tick

(lōn stahr tik)
Amblyomma americanum; primary insect vector of Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Tick is found in southern and western U.S. Hosts include dogs and farm animals.
[fr. Lone Star State, nickname of state of Texas]

lone star tick

see amblyommaamericanum.
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It protects against ticks: lone star tick (Amblyomma americanum), American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis), black-legged tick (Ixodes scapularis) and brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus), as well as fleas (Ctenocephalides felis).
Localization and visualization of a Coxiella-type symbiont within the lone star tick, Amblyomma americanum.
Each NexGard treatment kills fleas and the black-legged tick, American dog tick, Lone Star tick, and brown dog tick.
Rickettsia rickettsii Transmission by a Lone Star Tick, North Carolina
Lone Star Tick is a type of an insect that is fast becoming a nightmare for meat lovers all across the United States.
The Lone Star tick (Amblyomma americanum), characterized by the bright white spot on its back, spreads the human bacteria ehrlichiosis and tularemia and is occasionally diagnosed in dogs.
Seven common human-biting species of ticks endemic to the United States are the American dog tick, blacklegged tick, brown dog tick, Gulf Coast tick, Lone Star tick, Rocky Mountain wood tick, and the western blacklegged tick.
In addition to bacterial species and plasmid-caused genetic diversity, there are several different ticks known to carry Borrelia; namely, deer ticks, the Western black-legged tick (Ixodes pacificus), Ixodes angustus (no common name), the Lone Star tick (Amblyomma americanum), and the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus).
Seasonal activity and spatial distribution of lone star tick populations in east central Texas.
Many say such studies are more important than ever with the expanding tick population across the United States, most notably, the lone star tick, an aggressive tick that bites humans.
EHRLICHIOSIS is transmitted to humans by the lone star tick (Ambylomma americanum), which is found primarily in the south-central and eastern U.