Engorged Female Deer Tick

Image: Engorged Female Deer Tick

Detailed Description

Ticks spread the widest variety of diseases that are harmful to humans, including Lyme disease. This image shows a large, engorged female blacklegged tick, or deer tick (species Ixodes scapularis).


Image Dimensions: 3612 x 2433

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Knoxville, TN, US