Figure 2.45 (A C) Hypostome of male, female, and nymph, respectively; (D F) capitulum
of male, female, and nymph, respectively; (G) coxa of nymph; (H J) spiracular plates of
male, female, and nymph, respectively.
Source: From Yamaguti, Tipton, Keegan, Toshioka, 1971.
Life Cycle 147
Rearing was attempted at the 406th Medical Laboratory. A single female was
obtained from a dog in Chiba Prefecture, June 12, 1967, and 12 females of the F 1
progeny were fed on rabbit ears. Ticks were reared in facilities at the 406th
Medical Laboratory in which temperature was maintained at approximately 25 C
and relative humidity fluctuated from 10% to 70% ( Table 2.1 ).