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Yes, the lone star tick has a white dot on its back. If you have an image I
can send it to
Ray Pupedis, entomologist at Yale.

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On Tue, May 17, 2016 at 12:46 AM, Karen Ackoff <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Perhaps the lone star tick?
> https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amblyomma_americanum
>
> K
>
> From my iPhone.
>
> On May 16, 2016, at 11:37 PM, Brie Dodson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> This might be a little far afield, but can anyone identify a tick with a
> smooth dark oval body, maybe 5/32 in length, and a white dot in the middle
> of its back? I have checked my books, and they do not suffice. Thanks in
> advance. B
>
> Sent from my iPhone
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