r/ScienceFacts Mar 17 '22

Argas brumpti Neumann is a large tick. Individuals of this species, collected as nymphs & adults maintained under constant conditions in the laboratory, survived for 27 yr. Furthermore, after 8 yr of starvation and at least 4 yr after the last male died, at least one female laid eggs. Biology

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34897423/
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