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Abdominal Pericardial Sinus: A Neurohemal Site in the Tsetse and Other Cyclorraphan Flies

in Journal of Medical Entomology

November 2003; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 4057 words.

An ultrastructural study of the heart of the tsetse fly, Glossina morsitans, and of several other species of cyclorraphan flies revealed that the ventral region of the heart of adult flies...

Ability for Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) to Survive at the Climatic Limits of Its Potential Range in Eastern Australia

in Journal of Medical Entomology

September 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 5983 words.

Aedes albopictus (Skuse) is one of the most invasive mosquito species in the world and has infested islands in the Torres Strait, off the northern coast of Australia since at...

Ability of 4-Poster Passive Topical Treatment Devices for Deer to Sustain Low Population Levels of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) After Integrated Tick Management in a Residential Landscape

in Journal of Medical Entomology

September 2008; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 3293 words.

In a recent study, the combined use of 4-Posters and Maxforce TMS bait boxes along with a barrier application of deltamethrin resulted in accelerated control of Ixodes scapularis Say by...

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Ability of Cellulose Acetate and Polyacrylamide Enzyme Electrophoresis to Separate 13 Species of Phlebotomine Sand Flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) from Venezuela

in Journal of Medical Entomology

July 2001; p ublished online September 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 3380 words.

The detection of cryptic species by biochemical methods indicates that within the phlebotomine fauna morphological data are not always adequate for species diagnosis. Cellulose acetate and...

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Ability of Newly Emerged Adult Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) Mosquitoes to Exit Belowground Stormwater Treatment Systems via Lateral Conveyance Pipes

in Journal of Medical Entomology

March 2012; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 3979 words.

Culex quinquefasciatus Say mosquitoes flourish in belowground stormwater systems in the southern United States. Recent evidence suggests that oviposition-site-seeking females...

Ability of Selected Kenyan Mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) Species to Transmit West Nile Virus Under Laboratory Conditions

in Journal of Medical Entomology

November 2011; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 3368 words.

West Nile virus (WNV) is currently active in Kenya as evidenced by the detection of antibodies in birds bled as part of an avian influenza surveillance program in 2009. Although WNV has...

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Ability of Transstadially Infected Ixodes pacificus (Acari: Ixodidae) to Transmit West Nile Virus to Song Sparrows or Western Fence Lizards

in Journal of Medical Entomology

March 2007; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 4809 words.

The hypothesis that Ixodes pacificus Cooley & Kohls (Acari: Ixodidae) may serve as a reservoir and vector of West Nile virus (family Flaviviridae, genus Flavivirus, WNV) in California was...

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Ability of Trypanosome-Infected Tsetse Flies (Diptera: Glossinidae) to Acquire an Infection with a Second Trypanosome Species

in Journal of Medical Entomology

November 2005; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 2187 words.

The epidemiology of human and animal trypanosomiasis is determined to a large extent by the number of infected tsetse flies in a specific area. In the field, a substantial proportion of...

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Ability of Unfed Dermacentor variabilis (Acari: Ixodidae) to Survive a Second Winter as Adults in Manitoba, Canada, Near the Northern Limit of Their Range

Matthew E. M. Yunik, Terry D. Galloway and L. Robbin Lindsay.

in Journal of Medical Entomology

March 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 3738 words.

One thousand seven hundred unfed field-collected adult Dermacentor variabilis (Say) were overwintered in 34 outdoor enclosures near the northern limit of their distribution in Manitoba,...

Abiotic Parameters and Diel and Seasonal Activity of Borrelia-Infected and Uninfected Ixodes persulcatus (Acarina: Ixodidae)

in Journal of Medical Entomology

January 2000; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 3364 words.

During the 1997 season of Ixodes persulcatus Schulze tick activity, 579 specimens were collected by flagging in the vicinity of St. Petersburg (Morskaja, Lisy Nos). Collections were made...

Absence of Insecticide Resistance in Anopheles gambiae s.l. (Diptera: Culicidae) After Four Decades of Residual House Spraying in Gokwe District, Zimbabwe

in Journal of Medical Entomology

March 2000; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 1430 words.

Field tests showed that Anopheles gambiae s.l. from 4 villages in Gokwe District, Midlands Province, Zimbabwe, were susceptible to 4% DDT, 0.025% deltamethrin, 0,025% alphacypermethrin, and...

Abundance and Bloodfeeding Patterns of Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in an Oak Woodland on the Eastern Slope of the Northern Coast Range of California

Tara C. Thiemann, David L. Woodward, Ying Fang, Bonnie M. Ryan, Brittany M. Nelms, Jamesina J. Scott and William K. Reisen.

in Journal of Medical Entomology

September 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 5979 words.

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The abundance and bloodfeeding patterns of mosquitoes was studied from 2008 to 2010 at an 18 ha. oak woodland in Lake County, CA. Host-seeking females...

Abundance and Species Composition of Culicoides (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) at Cattle Facilities in Southern Alberta, Canada

in Journal of Medical Entomology

September 2006; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 6556 words.

Culicoides fauna was examined at seven feedlots and one rangeland site (Warner) in southern Alberta, Canada, during a 3-yr period. Eight species and species groups accounted...

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Abundance of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) After the Complete Removal of Deer from an Isolated Offshore Island, Endemic for Lyme Disease

in Journal of Medical Entomology

July 2004; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 3428 words.

Monhegan is an isolated 237-ha island lying 16 km off the coast of Maine. Introduced to the island in 1955, white-tailed deer, Odocoileus virginianus Zimmerman, reached a density of ~37/km2null...

Abundance of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) Larvae and Nymphs in Relation to Host Density and Habitat on Long Point, Ontario

in Journal of Medical Entomology

May 1999; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 6978 words.

Ixodes scapularis Say populations were evaluated within 4 habitats on Long Point, Ontario, from 1990 to 1992 to ascertain whether differences in density of mouse populations...

Acari Ectoparasites of Bats from Minas Gerais, Brazil

in Journal of Medical Entomology

May 2002; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 965 words.

Ectoparasites were recovered from Brazilian bats captured from April to November 1997 at or near Parque Estadual do Rio Doce, State of Minas Gerais, southeastern Brazil. Sixty bats were...

Acaricidal Effect of Essential Oils From Lippia graveolens (Lamiales: Verbenaceae), Rosmarinus officinalis (Lamiales: Lamiaceae), and Allium sativum (Liliales: Liliaceae) Against Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae)

in Journal of Medical Entomology

July 2011; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 3073 words.

Acaricidal effects of three essential oils extracted from Mexican oregano leaves (Lippia graveolens Kunth), rosemary leaves (Rosmarinus officinalis L.), and garlic bulbs (Allium sativum L.)...

Acaricidal Properties of the Essential Oil From Zanthoxylum caribaeum Against Rhipicephalus microplus

in Journal of Medical Entomology

September 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 2555 words.

Zanthoxylum caribaeum Lamarck (Rutaceae) is plant species with a variety of medical applications, including insecticidal activity. This study determined the bioacaricidal...

Acaricide Rotation Strategy for Managing Resistance in the Tick Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acarina: Ixodidae): Laboratory Experiment with a Field Strain from Costa Rica

in Journal of Medical Entomology

September 2007; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 2428 words.

During the past two decades, resistance to pyrethroids within the cattle tick genus Boophilus has caused tick control problems in various tropical countries, mainly in Latin America,...

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Acarine Infracommunities Associated with the Mexican Free-Tailed Bat, Tadarida brasiliensis mexicana (Chiroptera: Molossidae) in Arid Regions of Mexico

in Journal of Medical Entomology

November 2003; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 1769 words.

The Mexican free-tailed bat, Tadarida brasiliensis mexicana, is one of the most widely distributed bats, and its range includes the whole Mexican territory. Ectoparasites of this bat have...