oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - The rate of feeding, and spermatogenesis in Amblyomma hebraeum Koch, 1844 (Acarina: Ixodidae)

Volume 37, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



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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