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EENY-221: Brown Dog Tick, Rhipicephalus sanguineus Latreille (Arachnida: Acari: Ixodidae)

Figure 5. Engorged (right) and unengorged or flat nymphs of the brown dog tick, Rhipicephalus sanguineus Latreille. The increased size results from ingesting large volumes of blood.

Credit: James Newman, University of Florida