These parasitic creatures survive off of the resources of a host animal.
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There are a total of 3 North American Mites and Ticks in the Insect Identification database. Entries are listed below in alphabetical order.
Black-Legged Tick Identifying Colors: brown; red; black The Black-Legged Tick is a carrier of Lyme disease. This arachnid picks up the Lyme disease-causing bacteria from feeding on... READ MORE
Giant Red Velvet Mite Identifying Colors: red The bright red coloration make it easy to spot a red velvet mite. They usually appear in large numbers after summer rains. ... READ MORE
Tick Identifying Colors: black; brown; orange; red; yellow; pink Ticks are parasites that feed off the blood of a host. As they feed, they release anticoagulants, chemicals that prevent bloo... READ MORE
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