Tick Bites Tick: A Rare Case of Hard-Tick Hyperparasitism

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A scanning electron micrograph shows an engorged female Ixodes angustus tick with a male I. angustus attached to its underside in typical feeding mode—a case of hyperparasitism presumed uncommon in the species.

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