Brown Dog Tick

Class Aracnida, Order Acarina, brown dog tick. Photo credit: Mat Pound

Class Aracnida, Order Acarina, brown dog tick Photo credit: Mat Pound

Brown dog tick

Scientific name: Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Latrielle)
(Acari: Ixodidae)

Facts: The brown dog tick is a pest primarily on pets. They can build up in big numbers especially in kennels and other areas where pets are confined.

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