ClinQuiz: Ectoparasites - Answer 4B

ClinQuiz: Ectoparasites - Answer 4B

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Aug 14, 2008
By dvm360.com staff

Incorrect. Although Rhipicephalus sanguineus is notorious for establishing infestations inside kennels or homes with dogs,5 the arthropod in Figure 4 can be readily identified as being an insect rather than a tick by the clearly differentiated head, thorax, and abdomen; the presence of antennae; and the presence of three rather than four pairs of legs.

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