Correct spelling for ixodes

Medical definition of ixodes:

A genus of ticks of the family Ixodidae, or acarids, many of the species of which are parasitic on man and animals.

Usage examples for ixodes:

  • Two larval Ixodid ticks, Ixodes possibly cookei, were removed from the pinnae of the ears of a specimen of cansensis from the type locality, 4 mi. "Natural History of the Brush Mouse (Peromyscus boylii) in Kansas With Description of a New Subspecies, – Charles A. Long"
  • A tick of the Ixodes ochotonae- angustus complex was obtained from one specimen. "Mammals of Northwestern South Dakota, – Kenneth W. Andersen"

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