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Title: Oviposition and Eclosion Periods of Ixodes didelphidis Fonseca and Aragão, 1951 (Acari: Ixodidae) under Laboratory Conditions
Authors: Barros-Battesti, Darci Moraes
Onofrio, Valeria Castilho
Simons, Simone Michaela
Bonoldi, Virginia Lucia Nazario
Yoshinari, Natalino Hajime
Keywords: Ixodes didelphidis - oviposition - eclosion - laboratory conditions
Issue Date: 31-Dec-2000
Publisher: Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
Citation: Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz (ISSN: 1678-8060) Vol 95 Num 6
Abstract: Oviposition and eclosion periods for Ixodes didelphidis were observed under two temperatures (25C and 27C) and 90-95% humidity. Although there was a significant increase in the eclosion period (p<0.05) and a tendency to increase the oviposition period at 25C, there was neither significant differences in the interval (days), until maximum peak of eclosion nor in the number of emerging larvae during the peak nor the total number of emerged larvae. These temperature values are not critical for embryological development of the species. Because at 27C and under high humidity the oviposition and eclosion periods are shorter, and the percentage of emerged larvae is higher, we consider this to be the ideal temperature for laboratory studies.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/19686
Other Identifiers: http://www.bioline.org.br/abstract?id=oc00148
Rights: Copyright 2000 Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz Fiocruz
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