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EENY-443: American Dog Tick, Dermacentor variabilis (Say) (Arachnida: Ixodida: Ixodidae)

Figure 6. Dorsal view of the head region from the American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis (Say). For an even closer look at the mouthparts at the left of the image, seen slightly lower than a line drawn through the center of the figure 9.

Credit: Janice Carr, Center for Disease Control