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Table 3 Developmental times for the 12 female engorged ticks (three at each chamber) at given temperature and relative humidity regimes

From: Aspects of the development of Ixodes anatis under different environmental conditions in the laboratory and in the field

 Temperature (°C) RH (%) Saturation deficit (mmHg) Preoviposition period (days) Oviposition period (days) Success rate (%)
10 94 < 1 33 7 33.3
15 94 < 1 27 9 100.0
15 96 < 1 27 9 66.7
20 86 2–3 19 9 100.0