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Ixodes holocyclus tick, female (2)

A female Ixodes holocyclus tick (the so-called Australian paralysis tick) photographed against lined paper for an indication of size. The tick was removed from the coat of a dog that had been in the bush. Photography by AY Arktos (November, 2005) at Batemans Bay, New South Wales, Australia. (Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.5 Generic License.)

Associated Disorders

  • Acute ascending paralysis