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Table 1 Collection data of I. vespertilionis in caves according to seasons

From: Bat ticks revisited: Ixodes ariadnae sp. nov. and allopatric genotypes of I. vespertilionis in caves of Hungary

  Winter (6/6) Spring (18/12) Summer (3/3) Autumn (4/4)
  Larvae Nymphs Males Females Larvae Nymphs Males Females Larvae Nymphs Males Females Larvae Nymphs Males Females
Total number - 5 23 7 16 114 160 92 1 - 3 3 - 52 34 17
Percentage - 14% 66% 20% 4% 30% 42% 24% 14% - 43% 43% - 50% 33% 17%
Presence of bats +++ ++ + ++
  1. Next to each season the number of visists per number of caves is shown in brackets.