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Table 1 Ixodes ricinus collections in Sénart Forest (France) summarised by month from spring 2008 to spring 2014, and the corresponding meteorological data

From: Environmental factors influencing tick densities over seven years in a French suburban forest

Year Month Number of collections Ppn (mm) Tmean (°C) Number of nymphs Number of adult females Number of adult males Total number of ticks Tick number/collector/hour
2008 May 3 51.2 16.8 263 65 88 416 24
2008 Jun 1 19 17.9 115 38 49 202 10
2009 Apr 4 44.4 12.7 1669 249 270 2188 50.25
2009 Jun 2 54.8 17.3 137 31 34 202 9.75
2010 May 1 37.4 13.1 425 116 98 639 26.25
2010 Jun 1 81.6 18.5 433 78 66 577 15.75
2011 Mar 1 13.4 9.2 153 33 22 208 6
2011 Apr 1 5.8 14.3 410 17 28 455 17.5
2011 May 2 4.2 16.2 302 71 81 454 13.5
2012 Mar 2 16.6 10.3 158 28 23 209 15
2012 Apr 1 65.6 9.5 66 38 31 135 6
2012 May 1 54.6 15.4 85 24 31 140 8
2012 Jun 2 41.4 16.9 195 121 159 475 22
2013 Apr 2 26.8 10.2 99 40 23 162 15
2013 May 1 77.6 12.1 100 11 9 120 12.5
2013 Jun 3 97.2 17 910 61 59 1,030 37.25
2014 Mar 2 9.4 9.3 290 15 8 313 21.5
2014 Apr 1 48.6 12.4 93 14 22 129 7
2014 May 1 88.8 14 66 20 18 104 5.25
2014 Jun 2 63.6 17.8 325 63 48 436 15.5
  1. Abbreviations: Ppn precipitation (mm); Tmean mean temperature recorded on site