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Pacific Coast Tick

Dermacentor occidentalis

Description:

Red, flat insect with a brown shield at the top of the back. This is a female.

Habitat:

Grassy area along trail at Blue Sky Ecological Reserve

Notes:

Grass along trail at Blue Sky Ecological Reserve

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Poway, California, USA

Spotted on Oct 17, 2011
Submitted on Oct 17, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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