The life cycle of Amblyomma parvum Aragao, 1908 (Acari: Ixodidae) under laboratory conditions.

@article{Guglielmone1991TheLC,
  title={The life cycle of Amblyomma parvum Aragao, 1908 (Acari: Ixodidae) under laboratory conditions.},
  author={Alberto Alejandro Guglielmone and Atilio J. Mangold and Maria Dolores Dominguez Garcia},
  journal={Experimental & applied acarology},
  year={1991},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={129-36}
}
A colony of Amblyomma parvum was started with engorged females collected from cattle in the Province of Salta (25 degrees 01' S, 63 degrees 56' W), Argentina. The progeny of those ticks were fed on rabbits and the non-parasitic stages maintained at 27 +/- 1 degrees C, 83-86% RH in darkness. The life cycle (prefeeding period not evaluated) had a mean duration of 99.6 days. The mean time (days) for the different phases of the cycle were as follows: feeding period of females, 8.0; pre-oviposition… CONTINUE READING

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