oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - The rate of feeding, and spermatogenesis in Amblyomma hebraeum Koch, 1844 (Acarina: Ixodidae)
|Article Title||The rate of feeding, and spermatogenesis in Amblyomma hebraeum Koch, 1844 (Acarina: Ixodidae)|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Journal||Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Tick Research Unit, Rhodes University, Grahamstown|
|Publication Date||Jan 1973|
|Pages||393 - 401|
|Keyword(s)||Amblyomma hebraeum Koch, Dermacentor uariabilis, Spermatocytes and Spermatogenesis|
Data are given on the rate of feeding and quantity of nutrient imbibed by all stages of Amblyomma hebraeum Koch. Growth of testes and the progress of spermatogenesis in the males has been studied in relation to feeding. The ultrastructure of primary spermatocytes has been examined.
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