Detailed data on the rearing of the progeny of a single R. theileri female for 7 generations at 25 to 26°C and 85 to 90% RH are presented in a series of tables and a figure. The average duration of the lifecycle is 491 days. The reason for the mortality rate of 96% of the immature stages in all batches during the prefeeding, feeding and premoulting stages is obscure.
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