ClinQuiz: Tick particulars, answer 3C Mar 01, 2010 By dvm360.com staff VETERINARY MEDICINE 3) C–Incorrect. Larval ticks have three pairs of legs. In addition, D. variabilis larvae more commonly feed on rodents than on medium-sized mammals like cats.11 Return to quiz Click here to view references Hot topics on dvm3605 ways to wow pet owners (and pets) 10 steps to take when a practice owner dies dvm360 sits down with Dr. Pol Ack! How do you spell that again? "Best. Veterinary Practice. EVER."