Subject: Unknown bug
Geographic location of the bug: North Florida, United States of America
Time: 11:47 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Hi, I found this crawling on my arm this morning (currently late summer here). I smooshed him a little because I panicked but I’ve never seen him before and cant find a picture that looks like him anywhere. Could you please identify him for me?
How you want your letter signed: Sarah Sharpe
This is a blood-sucking Tick, and based on this BugGuide image, we believe it is an American Dog Tick.