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This female, Ixodes scapularis tick, was in the process of laying her clutch of eggs. After feeding, an adult Ixodes scapularis female lays approximately 2,000–4,000 eggs.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Sue Partridge
Creation Date: 2017
Photo Credit: James Gathany
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