Caption: Tick eggs. Close-up of the eggs laid by a female tick (not seen). The eggs are laid after a blood meal, and hundreds to thousands of eggs can be laid by a single female tick. The life stages are: egg, larva, nymph and adult. Ticks (superfamily: Ixodoidea) are small arachnids. They are ectoparasites, feeding on the blood of mammals (including humans), birds, and occasionally reptiles and amphibians. Ticks transmit several diseases, including Lyme disease, Colorado tick fever, and relapsing fever.

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

Keywords: acari, animal, arachnid, arthropod, biological, biology, clip, close-up, detail, ectoparasite, egg, eggs, fauna, film, footage, invertebrate, ixodoidea, motion, nature, no-one, nobody, parasite, parasitic, reproduction, reproductive, tick, video, wildlife, zoological, zoology

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

Tick eggs

K006/4865 Rights Managed

Downloadable master

Duration: 00:00:09.09

Frame size: 768x576

Frame rate: 25

Audio: No

Format: QuickTime, Photo JPEG 100%, progressive scan, square pixels

File size: 75.2M


Capture format: Betacam SP

Frame size: 720x576

Codec: DV - PAL

Interlaced: Yes

Please contact Science Photo Library if you require the original, or other formats.


Save watermarked comp

Request un-watermarked file

Price clip Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator