Tick eggs are really tiny and a reddish-brown color. Some ticks lay 2,000 to 18,000 eggs at one time. Other ticks, like soft ticks, lay eggs several times before dying. More »

An embedded tick may range from being barely visible to being the size of a pencil eraser depending on the type of tick. If embedded, there is a brown or black dot in the center of the site of the bite. More »

Because they are arachnids, not insects, ticks most closely resemble other arachnids, such as pseudoscorpions or spiders with rounded abdomens. However, some insects, such as beetles, also resemble ticks.. More »

Tick season begins in early spring and continues through fall. Unfortunately, however, some tick species, including the black-legged deer ticks that carry Lyme disease, can remain active throughout the year. More »

The lifecycle of a spider begins with the laying and hatching of the eggs, moves to the development of the spiders and ends with the spider's reproduction, according to Brandeis University. Spiders are known for their we... More »

Like most arachnids, spiders lay eggs when reproducing their young. When the female is ready to lay her eggs, she may lay as many as 1,500 at a time, although the number depends on the size and species of spider. General... More »

The female wolf spider carries dozens of eggs in a sac with her, according to Spiderz Rule. Then, when the eggs hatch the infant spiders move onto the mother's back until they are old enough to hunt on their own. More »