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Amblyomma americanum (Lone Star tick)

Synonyms: Acarus americanus; Acarus nigua; Amblyomma foreli; Amblyomma unipunctatum; Amblyomma unipunctum; Euthesius americanus; Ixodes americanus; Ixodes nigra; Ixodes nigua; Ixodes orbicularis; Ixodes orbiculatus; Ixodes unipictus; Ixodes unipunctata; Rhynchoprion americanum
Language: French; Spanish

Wikipedia Abstract

Amblyomma americanum, or lone star tick, is a species of tick in the genus Amblyomma.
View Wikipedia Record: Amblyomma americanum


Parasite of 
Antilope cervicapra (blackbuck)[1]
Axis axis (chital)[1]
Canis latrans (Coyote)[1]
Canis lupus rufus (Red Wolf)[1]
Cervus nippon (Sika deer)[1]
Dama dama (fallow deer)[1]
Lontra canadensis (northern river otter)[1]
Lynx rufus (Bobcat)[1]
Odocoileus virginianus (white-tailed deer)[1]
Procyon lotor (Raccoon)[1]
Puma concolor (Cougar)[1]
Rusa unicolor (sambar)[1]
Sus scrofa (wild boar)[1]
Urocyon cinereoargenteus (Gray Fox)[1]
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox)[1]


United States, Canada;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Nunn, C. L., and S. Altizer. 2005. The Global Mammal Parasite Database: An Online Resource for Infectious Disease Records in Wild Primates. Evolutionary Anthroplogy 14:1-2.
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