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Engorged Adult Tick | by NIAID
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Engorged Adult Tick

This engorged tick, collected in Annapolis, Maryland is likely a female adult deer tick, or Ixodes scapularis. Deer ticks are also called blacklegged ticks and can transmit the pathogens that cause tickborne diseases such babesiosis and Lyme disease. Credit: NIAID

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Uploaded on April 14, 2017