Sheep tick

Sheep tick

C021/6111 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 50.1MB

Downloadable file size: 1.8MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Credit: ALEX HYDE/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Sheep tick (Ixodes ricinus) feeding on a human host and causing localised swelling. This arachnid is the principal vector of Lyme disease, which is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi, in Europe. Photographed in Scotland, UK, in June.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: animal, arachnid, biological, biology, biting, blood-feeder, blood-sucker, castor bean tick, close-up, deer tick, detail, disease vector, ectoparasite, fauna, feeding, human body, inflammation, invertebrate, ixodes ricinus, lyme disease, medical, medicine, nature, one person, parasite, parasitic, parasitology, people, person, sheep tick, skin, sucking, swelling, tick, wildlife, zoological, zoology

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.