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UMaine Cooperative Extension: Insect Pests, Ticks & Plant Diseases


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Tick ID Lab

Welcome to the UMaine Cooperative Extension Tick ID Lab

With 14 different tick species found in Maine, identification can be difficult. We offer a fast, accurate tick identification resource to get your tick identified, as soon as possible.

Location: 491 College Avenue, Orono, Maine 04473
Office hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday (closed holidays)

The Tick ID Lab does not currently test tick specimens for diseases.

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Image Description: technician holding a vial of ticks; photo by Edwin Remsberg


Contact Information

UMaine Cooperative Extension: Insect Pests, Ticks & Plant Diseases
491 College Avenue
Orono, Maine 04473-1295
Phone: 207.581.3880, 800.287.0279 (in Maine) or 800.287.8957 (TDD)E-mail: extension@maine.edu
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
207.581.1110
A Member of the University of Maine System