Otobius megnini

The spinose ear tick, is a soft-bodied tick that is only parasitic in the larval and nymphal stages. This tick has a worldwide distribution, with common hosts that include horses, cattle, sheep, goats, and dogs.

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Common NamesSpinose Ear 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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