western black-legged tick


wes·tern black–legged tick

noun \ˈwes-tərn-ˈblak-ˌlegd-\

Definition of WESTERN BLACK-LEGGED TICK

: a tick of the genus Ixodes (I. pacificus) that is a vector of Lyme disease and is found especially in some parts of the Pacific coastal states of the United States

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