Rhipicephalus sanguineus


Brown Dog Tick

Brown Dog Ticks

Dog Tick, Brown

Dog Ticks, Brown

Tick, Brown Dog

Ticks, Brown Dog

A species of tick (TICKS) in the family IXODIDAE, distributed throughout the world but abundant in southern Europe. It will feed on a wide variety of MAMMALS, but DOGS are its preferred host. It transmits a large number of diseases including BABESIOSIS; THEILERIASIS; EHRLICHIOSIS; and MEDITERRANEAN SPOTTED FEVER.