University of Wisconsin–Madison

Pictures of deer ticks and other ticks

IXO SCA 4 STAGESFigure 1.  Top row: nymph (left) and larva (right).  Bottom row:  adult female (left) and adult male (right) of the blacklegged or deer tick (Ixodes scapularis).

I scap nymph larva










Figure 2.  Closer view of nymph (left) and larva of the blacklegged or deer tick.


Figure 3.  From left to right:  Wood tick, lone star tick, deer tick (all adult females) and a nymphal deer tick.