Tick Identification is available through the University of Maryland.
Instructions for submitting the tick(s) for identification.
Use a piece of masking tape to suspend/trap the tick.
Wrap the tick - suspended in masking tape - in a damp paper towel.
The damp paper towel and tick should then be placed in a plastic bag and sealed.
Mail the bag containing the tick, along with the identification form and a self-addressed envelope to :
Dr. Megan Fritz,
University of Maryland
4291 Field House Drive, Plant Sciences Bldg. Rm. 4112
College Park, MD 20742
A letter with the identification of the tick(s) submitted will be returned to you.