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Lone Star Tick

Friday, 11. February 2011 11:34


Lone Star Tick

Lone Star ticks get their name by the unique white dot on the center of the female lone star tick’s back. The male lone star tick have scattered spots around the margins of its body. The Lone Star tick is about 1/3 inches long before feeding and can grow up to ½ in. long after feeding has occurred.  They mostly feed warm blooded animals and are capable of transmitting several diseases. Keep Reading

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