Dermacentor andersoni

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Dermacentor andersoni Dermacentor an·der·so·ni (ān'dər-sō'nī')
A tick that is the vector of Rocky Mountain spotted fever in the Rocky Mountains and also transmits tularemia and causes tick paralysis; the Rocky Mountain wood tick.

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