This minute tick was found in the armpit of the tessalated gecko Becker caught and sketched at Menindee.
Parasite found in the arm-pit of Gecko No II.
Color: pale red, the main body covered with spiny white hairs; four pairs of legs with five joints, a very minute and crooked claw on each foot. The sucker with two spiny hair (?); and on both sides of the head, where eyes might have been expected, a single single hair is found in their place. Natural size encircled, as shown above.
Darling Depôt, Nov. 20