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Description:These two “brown dog ticks”, Rhipicephalus sanguineus, have been implicated in the spread of Q Fever.
The hard tick Rhipicephalus sanguineus, displays a festooned posterior abdominal margin, and a hexagonally shaped basis capituli. It is one of the most widely distributed ticks in the world, often found on dogs in the United States.
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Creation Date:1975
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