Types of Ticks in CT

TICKS IN CONNECTICUT: BLACKLEGGED TICK (DEER TICK): Deer ticks are the primary tick responsible for the transmission of Lyme Disease, and are also the carrier of human babesiosis and human anaplasmosis. Unfed females are about 1/8” long, with an orangish brown body and a dark brown plate located behind the mouth-parts and legs. Males are smaller about […]