Description: Deer tick (Ixodes scapularis). A blood sucking arachnid that can cause disease in humans and animals. Ixodes sp. can transmit Borrelia burgdorferi, the bacterium that causes Lyme disease. This disease is characterized by fever and joint inflammation.
Type: SEM
Magnification:* x12
Copyright 2002 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
Keywords: arachnid,arachnid vector,arachnids,blood sucking,deer tick,human disease,insect vector,lyme disease,tick,vector,SEM,21104A,06.01.11