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|q1=What are seed ticks?
 
|q1=What are seed ticks?
 
|a1=Tick larvae
 
|a1=Tick larvae
|l1=Arachnida#Life Cycle
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|l1=Arachnida_Life_Cycles
 
|q2=How can you differentiate hard ticks from soft ticks?
 
|q2=How can you differentiate hard ticks from soft ticks?
 
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*Hard ticks have festoons
 
*Hard ticks have festoons
 
*Hard ticks can be ornate
 
*Hard ticks can be ornate
|l2=Suborder: Metastigmata, ticks#Morphology
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|l2=Tick_Morphology
 
|q3=True or False: Soft ticks can swell up to three times their body size whilst taking a blood meal
 
|q3=True or False: Soft ticks can swell up to three times their body size whilst taking a blood meal
 
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*Soft ticks feed little and often and cannot expand to three times their body size whilst feeding
 
*Soft ticks feed little and often and cannot expand to three times their body size whilst feeding
 
*Female hard ticks can swell up to three times their body size whilst engorging on a blood meal
 
*Female hard ticks can swell up to three times their body size whilst engorging on a blood meal
|l3=Suborder: Metastigmata, ticks#Morphology
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|l3=Tick_Morphology
 
|q4=List the mouthparts of ticks
 
|q4=List the mouthparts of ticks
 
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|a4=
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*Chelicerae
 
*Chelicerae
 
*Palps
 
*Palps
|l4=Suborder: Metastigmata, ticks#Mouthparts
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|l4=Tick_Morphology
 
|q5=Fill in the missing words about soft and hard ticks:
 
|q5=Fill in the missing words about soft and hard ticks:
 
<p>Soft ticks feed ??? and on ??? hosts. Hard ticks take ??? at each life cycle stage and can feed on ??? different hosts during their life cycle.</p>
 
<p>Soft ticks feed ??? and on ??? hosts. Hard ticks take ??? at each life cycle stage and can feed on ??? different hosts during their life cycle.</p>
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*one blood meal
 
*one blood meal
 
*one, two or three
 
*one, two or three
|l5=Suborder: Metastigmata, ticks#Life Cycle
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|l5=Tick_Life Cycle
 
|q6=What is trans-ovarian transmission and give an example of a species of tick which uses this
 
|q6=What is trans-ovarian transmission and give an example of a species of tick which uses this
 
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|a6=
 
*Infection is passed from one generation of ticks to the next through the egg  
 
*Infection is passed from one generation of ticks to the next through the egg  
 
*Babesia
 
*Babesia
|l6=Suborder: Metastigmata, ticks#Disease Transmission
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|l6=Tick_Disease Transmission
 
|q7=What is trans-stadial transmission?
 
|q7=What is trans-stadial transmission?
 
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*Organism passed onto the next host as the tick develops (only in two and three host ticks)  
 
*Organism passed onto the next host as the tick develops (only in two and three host ticks)  
 
*It is not passed onto the next generation through the egg
 
*It is not passed onto the next generation through the egg
|l7=Suborder: Metastigmata, ticks#Disease Transmission
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|l7=Tick_Disease Transmission
 
|q8=What is the most important tick species in the UK, how many hosts does it feed upon and what disease can it spread?
 
|q8=What is the most important tick species in the UK, how many hosts does it feed upon and what disease can it spread?
 
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*3 host tick
 
*3 host tick
 
*Transmits Lyme Disease  
 
*Transmits Lyme Disease  
|l8=Suborder: Metastigmata, ticks#Important UK Hard Ticks
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|l8=Ixodes_spp.#UK_species
 
|q9=What climate does Rhipicephalus species prefer and what is it a vector for?
 
|q9=What climate does Rhipicephalus species prefer and what is it a vector for?
 
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*Babesia bigemina  
 
*Babesia bigemina  
 
*Babesia canis and Ehrlichia canis  
 
*Babesia canis and Ehrlichia canis  
|l9=Suborder: Metastigmata, ticks#Important Overseas Hard Ticks
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|l9=Rhipicephalus_spp.
 
|q10=Name some important soft ticks
 
|q10=Name some important soft ticks
 
|a10=
 
|a10=
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*Ornithodorus species
 
*Ornithodorus species
 
*Otobius species  
 
*Otobius species  
|l10=Suborder: Metastigmata, ticks#Important Overseas Soft Ticks
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|l10= Soft Ticks - Overseas
 
|q11=
 
|q11=
 
*What are the main methods of tick control?
 
*What are the main methods of tick control?
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*Killing ticks on the host
 
*Killing ticks on the host
 
*Enhancing stock resistance  
 
*Enhancing stock resistance  
|l11=Suborder: Metastigmata, ticks#Control
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|l11=Tick Control
 
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