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What Do Ticks Look Like?

Distinctive features of ticks include their eight legs, their pear shape and their brown or red coloration. Find out how ticks can vary between 3 and 30 millimeters with information from an entomologist in this free video on insects and bugs.

About the Author

Mike Quinn has a Master of Science degree in entomology from Texas A&M University. Quinn was the invertebrate biologist for Texas Parks and Wildlife for eight years, where he took the lead on most insect issues.