Photo library of ticks species
The library offers high-quality photos of ticks species (Dermacentor reticulatus, Ixodes ricinus, Rhipicephalus sanguineus) for illustration of communication materials on tick-borne diseases. The original source of the photos should be cited, please read the copyright notice.
Ixodes ricinus - Factsheet for experts
Ixodes ricinus are sensitive to climatic conditions, requiring a relative humidity of 80%, they are primarily observed across Europe in deciduous woodland and mixed forest.
Dermacentor reticulatus - current known distribution, October 2017
The map shows the current known distribution of Dermacentor reticulatus in Europe at ‘regional’ administrative level (NUTS3), as of October 2017. The VectorNet maps are published regularly on the website to provide the ECDC stakeholders and the general public with the most up-to-date information on vector distribution.