Is this a TICK?

Asked July 29, 2019, 3:46 PM EDT

I attached a picture of a bug, is it a tick. My cat had a tick a month ago, but this was on my patio table.

Marion County Oregon

1 Response

Thanks for checking in about the insect that you found.

Can you please send clear photos so we can better assist you? To identify an insect, generally we need close up, in-focus photos showing all parts of the insect. Including a coin so we can tell the size also really helps. Some insects are hard to ID from photos so taking a sample in a jar to your local Extension office might be a better option. You can find their hours and contact information here: https://extension.oregonstate.edu/mg/marion/have-gardening-question