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Attraction to carbon dioxide of unfed stages of Amblyomma triguttatum triguttatum Koch, under field conditions

Guglielmone, A.A. ; Moorhouse, D.E. and Wolf, G.

1985 - Volume: 26 Issue: 2 pages: 123-129


sampling ticks CO2 attraction


In a survey time of 3 h, adults and nymphs of Amblyomma triguttatum triguttatum remained in the vicinity of a carbon dioxide (C02) source after their initial attraction. Attraction by CO2 ,was a better technique than dragging for sampling in that it produced higher numbers, but results were only reliable with adults and nymphs. The attraction was influenced by wind direction. CO2.

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