Ticks most times are mistaken for insects but are arachnids. These pests are in two categories : the soft and hard ticks. The soft ticks host on birds and bats, while the hard ones feed on pets, humans and nuisance wildlife.
If you notice tick infestation quickly contact a pest professional. They will thoroughly survey your home, identify the specie and prescribe a course of action to follow to get the ticks off.
American Dog Ticks
These ticks get their name due to the fact that the adult ticks have domestic dogs as their preferential host and they are found only in the Northern America.
Blacklegged (Deer) Ticks
The blacklegged ticks are named for their black legs, though they have pale bodies. These notorious biting arachnids are often called deer ticks.
Brown Dog Ticks
The brown dog tick has its name from its brown color and it is seen on domestic dogs. The brown dogs usually don’t bite humans, but may do when there are no dogs.
Lone Star Tick
This tick gets its name as a result of a silvery-white spot on the back of its female. Lone star tick is known to attack humans more than any other species in states both in south and east.
Rocky Mountain Wood Tick
The Rocky Mountain wood tick simply known as the wood tick primarily derived from the fact that it is common in states with Rocky Mountains and inhabits wooded places