Ixodes texanus

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Ixodes texanus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Ixodida
Family: Ixodidae
Genus: Ixodes
Species: I. texanus
Binomial name
Ixodes texanus

Ixodes texanus is a species of tick in the genus Ixodes. It mainly infects raccoons (Procyon lotor),[1] but has also been recorded on the marsh rice rat (Oryzomys palustris) in Georgia.[2]

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  1. ^ Wilson and Durden, 2003, p. 1215
  2. ^ Wilson and Durden, 2003, table 1

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