- A genus of hard-bodied ticks, many species of which are parasitic on humans and animals.
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The young on leaving the egg have six legs, as we have seen in the case of the Ixodes.Our Common Insects
Alpheus Spring Packard
The Argas reflexus lives on pigeons, and is allied to the Ixodes.Animal Parasites and Messmates
P. J. Van Beneden
The name by which science knows this unlovely bug is Ixodes leech.On the Trail
Lina Beard and Adelia Belle Beard
One adult specimen of Ixodes sculptus Neumann was clinging to the head of a vole, just in front of its eye.
State the character of the cutaneous disturbance produced by the ixodes.Essentials of Diseases of the Skin
Henry Weightman Stelwagon