HyperDic: hard_tick

English > 1 sense of the expression hard tick:
NOUNanimalhard tick, ixodidticks having a hard shield on the back and mouth parts that project from the head
English > hard tick: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningticks having a hard shield on the back and mouth parts that project from the head.
Synonymixodid
Member ofIxodidae, family Ixodidaehard ticks
NarrowerIxodes dammini, deer tickA northeastern tick now recognized as same species as Ixodes scapularis
Ixodes dentatususually does not bite humans
Ixodes neotomaeA tick that usually does not bite humans
Ixodes pacificus, western black-legged tickA tick that feeds on dusky-footed wood rat and bites humans
Ixodes persulcatusbites humans
Ixodes scapularis, black-legged tickParasitic on mice of genus Peromyscus and bites humans
Ixodes spinipalpisusually does not bite humans
sheep-tick, sheep tick, Ixodes ricinusParasitic on sheep and cattle as well as humans
wood tick, American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilisCommon tick that can transmit Rocky Mountain spotted fever and tularemia
BroadertickAny of two families of small parasitic arachnids with barbed proboscis
Spanishixóda, ixodid
Catalanixòdid

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