ID#: 22871
Description: Caption:
This photograph depicted two, Haemaphysalis longicornis  ticks, commonly known as the longhorned tick. The smaller of the two ticks on the left, was a nymph. The larger tick was an adult female. Males are rare. This tick can reproduce asexually. Note that a 5mm measurement bar had been included on the left, in order to provide you with some sense of scale, as to the size of these small creatures.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ DVBD
Creation Date: 2018
Photo Credit: James Gathany
CDC Organization
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.