Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to page options Skip directly to site content


This is a ventral view of a larval, ornate sheep tick, Dermacentor marginatus, that had been cleared and mounted. This ixodid, hard tick specie, is known to be a reservoir, and vector for the tick-borne encephalitis virus (TBEV), caused by a member of the tick-borne encephalitis virus complex, as well as the bacterium, Coxiella burnetii, the cause of the disease known as Q fever.
High Resolution: Click here for hi-resolution image (6.33 MB)
Content Providers(s):CDC/ Donated by the World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
Creation Date:1976
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
Skip Navigation Links.

Skip Navigation Links.
Copyright Restrictions:None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.