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The six-legged larva of a tick.
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The Seed Tick
Site (1WN106) is multi-component based on stone tool types with a range of 10,000 - 1,200 B.P.
A seed tick
infestation of the conjunctiva: Amblyomma americamun larva.
Eggs hatch in about 30 days into a six-legged seed tick
(larval) stage, which feeds predominantly on small animals.