Three Tick Species Collected on Long Island (image) Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health Share Print E-Mail Caption Three primary human-biting tick species present on Long Island were examined in this study. Left -- blacklegged tick also known as the deer tick, middle -- the American dog tick, right -- the lone star tick. Credit Santiago Sanchez-Vicente, Stony Brook University Usage Restrictions None 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.