Rhipicephalus and Amblyomma map through SWAT

Recent work has determined that the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus) is responsible for the transmission of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in Arizona, with significant epidemic impacts on two American Indian tribes in the region. http://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2015/p0619-RMSF.html

Figure 1.  Map of the distribution of Rhipicephalus and Amblyomma collected through the SWAT program.

Map of Rhipicephalus and Amblyomma ticks collected throught SWAT program