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Lone Star Tick

Amblyomma americanum Linnaeus 1758

Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Alternative Names

Amblyomma (Amblyomma) americanum Camicas et al. 1998
Reference taxon from TicksBase in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Acarus americanus Linnaeus 1758
Reference taxon from TicksBase in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Acarus nigua De Geer 1778
Reference taxon from TicksBase in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Amblyomma foreli Stoll 1890
Reference taxon from TicksBase in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Amblyomma unipunctatum Thurow 1891
Reference taxon from TicksBase in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Amblyomma unipunctum Packard 1870
Reference taxon from TicksBase in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Amblyomma (Anastosiella) americanum Santos Dias 1993
Reference taxon from TicksBase in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Euthesius americanus Gistel 1848
Reference taxon from TicksBase in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Ixodes americanus Fabricius 1805
Reference taxon from TicksBase in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Ixodes nigra Cobbold 1879
Reference taxon from TicksBase in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Ixodes nigua Latreille 1804
Reference taxon from TicksBase in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Ixodes orbicularis Neumann 1901
Reference taxon from TicksBase in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Ixodes orbiculatus Say 1821
Reference taxon from TicksBase in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Ixodes unipictus Verrill 1870
Reference taxon from TicksBase in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Ixodes unipunctata Packard 1869
Reference taxon from TicksBase in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Rhynchoprion americanum Hermann 1804
Reference taxon from TicksBase in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Haemalastor americanus
Synonym according to NCBI

Common Names

English

Lone Star Tick preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Arabic

يغموش أمريكي preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hebrew

קרציית הכוכב הבודד preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Navajo; Navaho

Yaaʼ bikágí dah dzilgaaígíí preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Persian

کنه تگزاسی preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Turkish

Amerikan kenesi preferred
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Curated hierarchies for Amblyomma americanum Linnaeus 1758

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 1.1

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Bilateria
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
Arthropoda
Chelicerata
Arachnida
Acari
Parasitiformes
Ixodida
Ixodoidea
Ixodidae
Amblyomma
28 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Bilateria
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
Arthropoda
Chelicerata
Arachnida
Acari
Parasitiformes
Ixodida
Ixodoidea
Ixodidae
Amblyomma Koch 1844
35 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

GBIF classification

Animalia
Arthropoda
Arachnida
Ixodida
Ixodidae
Amblyomma
37 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

NCBI

root
cellular organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Eumetazoa
Bilateria
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
Arthropoda
Chelicerata
Arachnida
Acari
Parasitiformes
Ixodida
Ixodoidea
Ixodidae
Amblyomminae
Amblyomma
Amblyomma americanum (this page)