Adult Male Brown Dog Tick
Rhipicephalus sanquineus

The brown dog tick, Rhipicephalus sanguineus, is found throughout the US. It is a reddish-brown species that attaches dogs, and other mammals, but rarely bites man. This species is one of the most common in homes, where it feeds on dogs and then drops off the infested animal. This tick species can transmit canine ehrlichiosis.

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Adult Male Brown Dog Tick (Rhipicephalus sanquineus) photo

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