ID#: 16491
This image depicts a dorsal view of a member of the Argasidae family of North American soft ticks, though its genus was not identified. The family Argasidae is divided into four genera: Argas, Ornithodoros, Antricola, and Otobius. Unlike its fellow Argasid tick, seen in PHIL 5970, of the genus,Argas, this tick displayed a rounded abdominal edge, with no sutural line around the margin of its abdomen.
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Content Provider(s): CDC
Creation Date: 1953
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