Ticks

Ticks do not jump or fly! To get a host, ticks crawl through low brush or grass, latching onto leaves or branches with their hind legs, while keeping their front legs outstretched to latch onto passing bodies. This process is called “questing”. Both sexes require blood meals to move from different stage of life. The female tick is capable of laying 3000-5000 eggs. Carry vectors of diseases such as Lyme disease, tularemia , typhus, etc.

Types found in Singapore

  • Rhipicephalus sanguineus

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Signs of Infestation

Ticks prefer warm, moist areas of the body. Once a tick gets on your body, they’re likely to migrate to your armpits, groin, or hair. When they’re in a desirable spot, they bite into your skin and begin drawing blood.

Prevention Advice

  • Trim overgrown shrubs to allow light and air to circulate beneath their boughs; this will reduce the dampness of the ground beneath.
  • Restack wood piles in a dry spot, such as on top of used wood crates to allow air to circulate beneath.
  • Remove leaf piles after raking.
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