For the identification of insects and other fauna and flora of South Africa.

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Rhinocerous Tick (Dermacento rhinocerinusm) male

Family Ixodidae 
 As much as I do not like ticks, some of them are quite colourful.


Rhodesia said...

Not my favourite creatures but pretty I suppose! Have a good weekend Diane

Firefly the Travel Guy said...

That's an interesting looking tick

Gaelyn said...

The most unusual tick I have ever seen. Would make a pretty earring. ;)