Definition of Western black-legged tick
1. Noun. A tick that feeds on dusky-footed wood rat and bites humans; principal vector for Lyme disease in western United States especially northern California.
Generic synonyms: Hard Tick, Ixodid
Group relationships: Genus Ixodes, Ixodes
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