Female Adult Blacklegged Tick on Hand (image) Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies Share Print E-Mail Caption This is a female adult blacklegged tick on a hand. Credit Kelly Oggenfuss Usage Restrictions To promote this release. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.