Ticks

Arachnida, Acarina

Most Active

TicksPeakSeason

Life cycle

  • Egg, larva, nymph, adult.
  • Males do not blood feed.

Control

Treat with granules outdoor in spring to control young ticks that live in the soil and leaf litter. Treat the entire area of soil and leaf litter, do not make spot applications.

Identification Description Habitat Damage Symptoms Active

Ticks ,Arachnida, Acarina

image 3 mm unfed to 18 mm fed; wingless; yellow/red/brown/ grey-blue Vegetation, where hosts are present Transmit diseases, including tick paralysis and tick typhus Peak November-December & May