Share this article    

       

       

Oviposition of Rhipicephalus (Digineus) bursa Canestrini and Fanzago, 1877 (Acarina, Ixodidae) in laboratory conditions

Hueli, L.E. ; Guevara Benitez, D.C. and Garcia Fernandez, P.


1986 - Volume: 27 Issue: 2 pages: 117-120


Keywords

Rhipicephalus (d.) bursa Cattle tick Oviposition pattern

Abstract

A study on the oviposition pattern of the cattle tick Rhipicephalus (Digineus) bursa was carried out. Engorged females dropping from hosts were maintained in an incubator at 28 +/- 1° C, 75 +/- 5 % R.H. and 12/12 light/darkness cycle. The preoviposition period was 4.4 +/- 0.2 days. The mean ( +/- S.E.) number of eggs was 4,201 +/- 290.5 (min. 1,099, max. 7,710). The greatest egg production was recorded on day 2 (avg. 720.4 +/- 33.6 eggs/female). After oviposition the body weight !ost was over 75 per cent from the initial body weight.

Comments
Please read and follow the instructions to post any comment or correction.

Article editorial history
Date published:
1986-04-15

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
1986 Hueli, L.E.; Guevara Benitez, D.C. and Garcia Fernandez, P.
Downloads
 Download article

Download the citation
RIS with abstract 
(Zotero, Endnote, Reference Manager, ProCite, RefWorks, Mendeley)
RIS without abstract 
BIB 
(Zotero, BibTeX)
TXT 
(PubMed, Txt)
Article metrics
Number of distinct pdf views
179

Cited by: view citations with

Search via ReFindit