help identify tick

Asked August 25, 2020, 10:27 AM EDT

I can't seem to identify this small tick removed from my leg 8-25-2020. also, it appears that it bit me more than once. several new insect bite like skin indications not seen on my body the night before. found the tick in the AM hours before work Tues Aug-25. I am from Baltimore County, and own a dog. I also spent time on the Chesapeake bay shoreline Sat. Aug. 22, in Queen Anne's Co. and Carroll Co. outdoors on Sun. Aug 23.

Baltimore County Maryland

1 Response

Here is our page on ticks for more information https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/topics/ticks-maryland

Tick identification is available through the University of Maryland. The services are still running. Here is the link, identification form, and instructions for submittal. https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/topics/ticks-maryland

Marian