Ixodes texanus

Hosts include weasels, badgers, skunks, and other mustelid carnivores in western states of the USA, and primarily raccoons in the East. Occasional hosts include Virginia opossums,rodents, lagomorphs; domestic dogs and humans.

The agents of raccoon babesiosis, ehrlichiosis  and Rocky Mountain spotted fever have been detected from Ixodes texanus.

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Common NamesTexas Raccoon Tick
Preservation OptionAlcohol


Specimens sold in alcohol are sent in clear, archival-quality glass vials with poly-seal caps to prevent evaporation. They are sent with alcohol-proof, typed specimen data labels.

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