MSD Manual

Please confirm that you are a health care professional

honeypot link
Professional Version

Important Ixodid Ticks


Michael L. Levin

, PhD, Rickettsial Zoonoses Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Last full review/revision Aug 2020 | Content last modified Oct 2020

The important ixodid ticks include Amblyomma spp, Anomalohimalaya spp, Bothriocroton spp, Cosmiomma sp, Dermacentor spp, Haemaphysalis spp, Hyalomma spp, Ixodes spp, Margaropus spp, Nosomma sp, Rhipicentor spp, and Rhipicephalus spp.

quiz link

Test your knowledge

Take a Quiz!