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A Friendly Reminder About Ticks


May 4, 2021

Next to mosquitoes, ticks are considered one of the primary concerns for public health. After more than one personal interaction with a tick over the last few weeks, it felt like an opportune time to discuss various tick species and their impact ... READ MORE

Category: Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: American Dogtick, Black Legged Tick, Brown Dog Tick, Deer Tick, Florida Ticks, Gulf Coast Tick, Lone Star Tick, Tick Diseases, Ticks

New on Featured Creatures! Gulf Coast tick


November 7, 2014

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The Gulf Coast tick (Fig. 1), Amblyomma maculatum, was first described by Koch in 1844. Gulf Coast ticks are found in grass ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Recreation
Tags: Featured Creatures, Pest Alert, Ticks, UF/IFAS Pest Alert

New on Featured Creatures! Lone star tick. By Holderman and Kaufman.


November 13, 2013

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The lone star tick, Amblyomma americanum, was first described by Linnaeus in 1758. Lone star ticks feed on the blood of ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Home Landscapes, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Featured Creatures, Pest Alert, Ticks

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