What do you know about Ixodes scapularis, the blacklegged tick or deer tick, which is a vector for Lyme disease?

Ixodes scapularis, Animal Diversity Web, University of Michigan.

Michigan's Five Most Common Ticks, MDHHS

Timeline: Ixodes scapularis

April 1, 2016. On Ticks, Taxonomy and Lyme Disease. Christopher William Dick, U of Michigan LSA. "Summary: The tick Ixodes scapularis transmits Lyme Disease and is expanding its range across the eastern U.S. As we discovered recently, basic tick ID skills relevant to disease treatment appear to be lacking in the medical community."