> Haemaphysalis leporispalustris
Haemaphysalis leporispalustris (Rabbit fever tick; Rabbit tick)
Synonyms: Gonixodes rostralis; Haemaphysalis leporis proxima; Haemaphysalis leporis var. proxima; Haemaphysalis leporis-palustris; Haemaphysalis leporispalustris gonixodes; Haemaphysalis proxima; Ixodes leporis-palustris; Rhipistoma leporis
Language: French; Portuguese; Spanish
Venezuela, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, United States;
Haemaphysalis leporispalustris, the rabbit tick (occasionally known as the grouse tick), is a species of tick that is widely distributed in the Americas, stretching from Alaska to Argentina. H. leporispalustris is known to have one of the largest distributions for a tick originating in the New World. It is a three-host tick and a member of the family Ixodidae, commonly called the "hard ticks," and the genus Haemaphysalis.