castor-bean tick


: a widely distributed tick of the genus Ixodes (I. ricinus) that is a vector of piroplasmosis and various virus diseases of domestic animals

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“Castor-bean tick.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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