Bothriocroton sp. (genus)

Reptile Tick at Uriarra Village, ACT

Bothriocroton sp. (genus) at Uriarra Village, ACT - 19 Feb 2017
Bothriocroton sp. (genus) at Uriarra Village, ACT - 19 Feb 2017
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Identification history

Bothriocroton sp. (genus) 16 Apr 2023 MichaelMulvaney
Ixodoidea (superfamily) 29 Sep 2017 MichaelMulvaney
Unidentified 31 Aug 2017 HarveyPerkins

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Three ticks in right ear opening of Eastern Water Dragon Intellagama lesueurii

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AaronClausen wrote:
   1 Sep 2017
Are ticks in the ears of lizards a common thing? Weirdly when I was in Noosa National Park earlier this month, I found a pink tongued skink that had 2 ticks just behind his right arm as well...
HarveyPerkins wrote:
   1 Sep 2017
I'd have said very common. Probably more common than not in the larger lizards like bluetongues etc.

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  • 3 Abundance
  • 19 Feb 2017 02:54 PM Recorded on
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  • Less than 5mm Animal size

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