Subject: Some type of tick maybe?
Geographic location of the bug: North Mississippi
Time: 09:23 PM EDT
Hi there, curious what this little guy is. I have had no luck researching on the internet 🙁
How you want your letter signed: Rob Thompson
This is definitely a Tick, and it resembles this BugGuide image of an American Dog Tick, but we are not certain if that is a correct species identification because it also looks like this image of a Gulf Coast Tick, a species with a more limited range that includes Mississippi.