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Table 2 The development of S. tundra larvae in laboratory insectary conditions (21°C, SD 2.8, relative humidity 65%, SD12.4) in Aedes mosquitoes.

From: Vectors and transmission dynamics for Setaria tundra (Filarioidea; Onchocercidae), a parasite of reindeer in Finland

Days after
blood meal
1 2–3 4–6 7–8 9–10 11–13 14–16 17–20 21–22
No 2 2 10 9 4 3 2 3 5
Mean larvae
(SD)
Range
1
-
1.5
(0.5)
1–2
2.8
(1.9)
1–7
3.3
(1.2)
1–5
11
(8.4)
3–24
8.4
(6.5)
3–21
5,5
(2.5)
3–8
28
(18)
8–51
17 (11,2)
6–34
Mean length
(SD)
Range
266
(9.3)
257–275
194
(19)
176–220
191
(42)
132–330
295
(60)
165–385
451
(99)
198–803
885
(388)
165–1210
1687
(104)
1540–1760
1333
(180)
935–1595
1504
(155)
1100–1760
Mean width
(SD)
Range
7.9
(1.1)
6.75–9
25
(4.9)
20–32
23
(4.4)
14–32
31
(5)
18–36
35
(2.5)
32–41
38
(6.2)
23–45
29
(2)
27–32
27,4
(1)
27–32
29
(2,3)
27–36
Development site thorax Thorax thorax thorax thorax thorax thorax, abd, head thorax, abd, head, prob, palps Thorax, abd, head, prob, palps
Larvae tot. 2 3 28 26 43 30 11 83 84