American Dog Tick, Dermacentor variabilis (Say) (Arachnida: Ixodida: Ixodidae)
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Chan, Wai-Han, and Phillip E. Kaufman. 2009. “American Dog Tick, Dermacentor Variabilis (Say) (Arachnida: Ixodida: Ixodidae): EENY-443/IN781, 11/2008”. EDIS 2009 (1).


EENY-443, a 7-page fact sheet by Wai-Han Chan and Phillip E. Kaufman, is part of the Featured Creatures Collection. It describes this tick commonly found on dogs as an adult — its distribution, description, life cycle, seasonality, medical and veterinary importance, removal, and management. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, November 2008.

EENY-443/IN781: American Dog Tick, Dermacentor variabilis (Say) (Arachnida: Ixodida: Ixodidae) (
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