Ixodid tick, Amblyomma splendidum  (Acari: Ixodidae) - 1308006

Ixodid tick
Amblyomma splendidum Giebel

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: male (left) and female (right); collected in December 2002 in the Lope Reserve, Gabon, from African forest buffalo, Syncerus caffer nanus (Sparrman), by William B. Karesh, Wildlife Conservation Society, Bronx, New York. Tick specimens identified by Richard G. Robbins, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC.
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Image location: United States

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Name: Jim Occi
Organization: BugPics
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Tuesday, August 19, 2003
Image Information last updated on Thursday, June 16, 2011