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Dermacentor andersoni  (Rocky Mountain Wood Tick)

Photo of Dermacentor andersoni by Virginia Skilton
© Virginia Skilton (Photo ID #1810)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Merritt Photographer Virginia Skilton
Habitat grassland
Photo Date May 24, 2006 Upload Date August 14, 2007
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UTM Northing Photo ID # 1810
Notes I found this female tick in my hair and kept her in a jar filled with grass in the fridge. She went into torpor until warmed up and exhibited questing behavior if I blew gently into the jar.

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