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  1. A genus of hard-bodied ticks, many species of which are parasitic on humans and animals.
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Examples from the Web for ixodes

Historical Examples of ixodes

  • 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.

  • 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