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Castor bean tick - Ixodes ricinus - supine position
Castor bean tick - Ixodes ricinus - supine position



Ixodes (Ixodes) ricinus
Common namesCastor bean tick, Common Tick, Deer tick, Common sheep tick, Face tick, Pasture tick, Sheep tick, Wood tick
German namesHolzbock, Gemeiner Holzbock, Gemeine Zecke, Waldzecke, Schildzecke
Dutch namesSchapenteek, Teek
Danish namesSkovflåt
Finnish namesPuutiainen
Norwegian namesSkogflått
Swedish namesVanlig fästing
Spanish namesLa garrapata de las semillas del ricino
French namesTique du mouton, Tique du chien
AuthorMurray, 1852
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain), Ireland), Germany, Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden, Denmark), Fennoscandia (Finland), Baltic region (Baltic States (Estonia))), West Europe (Austria, France, Switzerland, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg)), South Europe (Italy (North Italy, South Italy), Iberian Peninsula (Spain, Portugal)), Central Europe (Hungary, Czech Republic (Moravia, Bohemia), Slovakia), Southeast Europe (Yugoslavia (Slovenia, Serbia and Montenegro (Serbia)), Bulgaria, Greece, Albania)
Asia
Far East (East Asia (Taiwan, Japan)), West Asia (Near East (Turkey, Egypt))
Caucasus
Georgia
Africa
North Africa
Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Libya
East Africa
Eritrea
America
North America
USA


CountriesAlbania, Algeria, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Eritrea, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Libya, Luxembourg, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tunisia, Turkey, USA, United Kingdom
Taxonomic statusSynonymus of Ixodes scapularis
Links and ReferencesIxodes ricinus in bie.ala.org.au
Ixodes ricinus in faunaeur.org
Ixodes ricinus in dyntaxa.se
Ixodes ricinus in dyntaxa.se
Ixodes ricinus in Wikipedia (English)

Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. Castor bean tick - Ixodes ricinus - supine position
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Taxonomy
ClassArachnida
Arachnids
SubclassMicrura
InfraclassAcari
Mites and Ticks
SuperorderParasitiformes
OrderIxodida
Ticks
SuborderIxodides
Ticks
SuperfamilyIxodoidea
FamilyIxodidae
Hard ticks
SubfamilyIxodinae
GenusIxodes
SubgenusIxodes
Speciesricinus
Ixodes ricinus
Castor bean tick, Common Tick, Deer tick, Common sheep tick, Face tick, Pasture tick, Sheep tick, Wood tick
AuthorMurray, 1852
 
Synonyms
Acarus (Amblyomma) ricinoides
Acarus ambulantium
Acarus caraborum
Acarus collurionis
Acarus fuscus
Acarus hirudo
Acarus holsatus
Acarus lipsiensis
Acarus putorii
Acarus reduvius
Acarus ricinoides
Acarus ricinus
Acarus rufipes
Acarus sanguisugus
Acarus tristriatus
Acarus vulgaris
Amblyomma sanguisugum
Boophilus ricinus
Crotonus ricinus
Cynorhaestes hermanni
Cynorhaestes megathyreus
Cynorhaestes ricinus
Dermacentor ricinus
Euixodes reduvius
Euixodes ricinus
Ixodes (Ixodes) nigricans
Ixodes areolaris
Ixodes bipunctatus
Ixodes fodiens
Ixodes fouisseur
Ixodes fuscus
Ixodes holsatus
Ixodes lacertae
Ixodes lipsiensis
Ixodes marginalis
Ixodes marginatus
Ixodes megathyreus
Ixodes nigricans
Ixodes obscurus
Ixodes oncorhyncha
Ixodes ovatus
Ixodes pustularum
Ixodes reduvius
Ixodes ricinus oncorhyncha
Ixodes rufus
Ixodes sanguisugus
Ixodes sciuri
Ixodes sulcatus
Ixodes trabeatus
Ixodes tristriatus
Ixodes vicinus
Ixodes vulgaris
Pseudixodes holsatus
Rhipicephalus ricinus
Ricinus caninis
Ricinus caninus
Ricinus lacertarum
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