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Asian longhorned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis)

Asian longhorned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis)

Researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have found that the invasive Asian longhorned tick (Haemaphysalis longicornis) can, at least under lab conditions, acquire and transmit the bacteria that cause Rocky Mountain spotted fever. (Photo by KIM, Hyun-tae, via iNaturalist, CC BY 4.0)

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