Scientists examine how ticks cling to surfaces

How the bloodsuckers overcome the variety of substrates and manage to cling on to various surfaces is shown by a current study by Dr Dagmar Voigt (Technische Universitšt Dresden, Germany) and Professor Dr Stanislav Gorb (Kiel University, Germany). The results of their experiments with the castor bean tick (Ixodes ricinus) have been recently published in the Journal of Experimental Biology.

Scientists examine how ticks cling to surfaces

Ticks spend more than 90 percent of their up to three-year-long life starving and clambering around in leaf litter and on vegetation. They walk remarkable distances while periodically exploring ...

Mon 19 Jun 17 from Phys.org

How ticks get a proper foothold: Scientists examine how ticks cling on to surfaces, Mon 19 Jun 17 from ScienceDaily

How Ticks Get a Proper Foothold

Tue 20 Jun 17 from Laboratory Equipment

How ticks get a proper foothold, Mon 19 Jun 17 from Eurekalert

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