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Preliminary survey of mosquito species (Diptera: Culicidae)

Kimberly A. Foss

Preliminary survey of mosquito species (Diptera: Culicidae)

with a focus on larval habitats in Androscoggin County and additional larval data for Portland, Maine during 2002

by Kimberly A. Foss

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Published by Maine Forest Service [i.e. Bureau of Forestry], Maine Dept. of Conservation in Augusta, Me .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Larvae,
  • Mosquitoes

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Kimberly A. Foss, Richard G. Dearborn
    SeriesTechnical report / Forest Health and Monitoring Division -- no. 44
    ContributionsDearborn, Richard, Maine. Bureau of Forestry
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL536 .F64 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination43 p. :
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25342593M
    LC Control Number2006475647
    OCLC/WorldCa52148191

    Vector biology will play a major role in the battle against malaria. Improved vector surveillance networks will allow most countries, particularly those in Africa, to mount effective control efforts and to predict outbreaks of disease. Researchers will be able to conduct epidemiologic surveys and track drug resistance simply by analyzing mosquito populations. Preliminary Faunistic Survey of Mosquito Species (Diptera: Culicidae) with a Focus on Population Densities and Potential Breeding Sites in Greater Portland, Maine. Maine Department of Conservation, Maine Forest Service, Forest Health & Monitoring Division, Augusta, Maine. Technical Report No.

      The Scottish biting midge, Culicoides impunctatus, responsible for more than 90% of biting attacks on human beings in Scotland, is known to demonstrate a preference for certain human hosts over others. In this study we used a questionnaire-based survey to assess the association between people's perception of how badly they get bitten by midges and their demographic, lifestyle and health Cited by: 5. Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF.

      This book's usefulness to mosquito control programs cannot be overestimated. For example, it deals with 9 exotic species that have been introduced and today successfully thrive in North America. Several are increasing their range and this book Cited by: Buy Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association: September ; Vol Number 3 on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders.


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Anthropophilic Mosquitoes - Diptera: Culicidae Preliminary Survey - Greenwoods &Weaver Lake. William L. Butts. Two additional sites have been made available to the Biological Field station for research and related activities, and preliminary surveys of mosquito popul ations were conducted at both sites during the sumner of describes results of a preliminary survey Preliminary survey of mosquito species book detect mosquito vectors d vector and nuisance species are included in the book.

Most of them, including all European species, are described in the. A survey of mosquitoes was conducted within Gombe State University for a period of three months from March to May on weekly bases.

Three areas were used as sampling sites to determine the presence of mosquito species; they are students’ hostel, class rooms and bathrooms/toilets. Out of the mosquitoes collected Four species were recorded: Culex nigripalpis (%), Culex uniformis. Flight range of mosquito species found (to determine what percentage are likely to reach the human population) d.

Number of broods that will come from the breeding site (based on your knowledge of the characteristics of the site and the bionomics of the mosquito species) e. A preliminary survey of larval mosquito habitats and temporal variation in mosquito diversity in the hill town of Darjeeling, India was made duringfor a qualitative and quantitative.

Mosquitos: Species, Distribution and Disease opens with a discussion on the potential use of plant-derived saponins as a natural larvicide to help prevent and control disease outbreaks in mosquito-infested areas. The general background of saponins, examples of saponin-containing plants and the uses of crude saponins are furthermore discussed.

Mosquito Species According to the American Mosquito Control Association, there are over 3, species of mosquitoes in the world, and at least of them can be found in the United States. The most common, and most dangerous, are the various species in the Culex, Anopheles, and Aedes genera.

various species aids in determining the kinds of survey and control strategies best suited for the task. Mosquitoes are not adapted to life in moving waters, but they can occupy the quiet pools and seepage areas near flowing streams.

Aquatic environments differ chiefly in the chemistry of the water (acid or alkaline; fresh, salt or brackish).File Size: KB. A preliminary study in Brazil found that a mosquito species detected in Nevada and other states can spread Zika virus, The Associated Press reported Thursday.

Mosquito ID: Adults Mosquito Identification: Adults With the increasing importance of mosquito-borne diseases in the United States, identification becomes even more important than in the past. However, identification guides are difficult to come by. These pages offer a set of images and accompanying text.

Tribal participation in mosquito control in a central Indian village [Ph.D. dissertation]. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, p. Internet Materials: Journal Articles: Cywinska A, Hunter FF, Herbert PDN.

Identifying Canadian mosquito species through DNA barcodes. Med Vet Entomol [Internet] [accessed May 4, ]. Survey of container breeding mosquito larvae (Dengue vector) in Tiruchirappalli district, Tamil Nadu, India.

Rajesh, D. Dhanasekaran, B. Tyagi ABSTRACT Dengue is currently one of the most important arboviral diseases, with billion people living in areas of risk and many millions of cases occurring each by: 6. Foss, A.F.; Dearborn, R.G. Preliminary faunistic survey of mosquito species (Diptera: Culicidae) with a focus on population densities and potential breeding sites in Greater Portland, Maine.

Maine Department of Conservation, Maine Forest Service, Forest. About species can be found in North America and Mexico. Different types of mosquitoes have different feeding and breeding habits. The four most common types of mosquitoes in the United States are the house mosquito, the southern house mosquito, the Asian tiger mosquito and the yellow fever mosquito.

House mosquito (Culex). There are genera of mosquitoes, containing approximately 3, species. Human malaria is transmitted only by females of the genus the approximately Anopheles species, while over are known to be able to transmit malaria to humans, only 30–40 commonly do so in nature.

Mosquitoes in other genera can transmit different diseases, such as yellow fever and dengue for. The most common species of this mosquito found in the US is the Culiseta inornata. They are found from sea level to o feet in altitude and the larvae are even found in salt marshes.

They are known as the “winter mosquito” and will hibernate in. Of mosquito-positive habitats, % were not in or around houses, and most of these habitats were observed in empty private lots. Most of the positive habitats (78%) contained immature stages of Ae.

aegypti, and the second most abundant species was Culex quinquefasciatus (in Cited by: The Aedes Albopictus, also known as an Asian Tiger mosquito or "Forest Mosquito" is very colorful with a dark to black body with white stripes on it legs and abdomen.

It gets its name because of its striped appearance very similar to that of a Tiger. The Asian Tiger Mosquito is a daytime biter - also known as the "Forest Day Mosquito" and will attack and bite during the day from morning to dusk.

A survey may cover a small or lar ge area and marshlands). However, maps can be subdivided into may be limited to one factor (such as breeding in mosquito populations. species of mosquitoes caught, including those species Landing Rate Count: With this method, File Size: 1MB. collected only a total of 16 species of mosquitoes at both immature and adult stages.

Another survey at13 species under 4 genera in larval stage and 28 species of 6 genera at adult stage were detected (Malhotra et al., ).

Again a malaria mosquito survey was conducted and 23 species of anopheles were collected (Mishra et al., ). OKOGUN et al 5: MOSQUITO ECOLOGY OF MIDWESTERN NIGERIA three Anopheles species accounting for (%), five Aedes species accounting for (%) and six Culex species accounting for another (%) of larvae harvested (Table 1).

There were 12 different mosquito species of the above three genera which were harvested in natural recepta.Three light-traps were operated during the survey, and rather more than 20 per cent, of the mosquitos caught were Anophelines.

In a residential area, A. quadrimaculatus comprised per cent, of the latter, but in two swamp areas, A. walkeri was the dominant species and comprised and per cent. Anopheline larvae were numerous Cited by: 4.The author reports the results of a preliminary survey made inthe purpose of which was to study the prevalence of Aëdes aegypti in Malaya.

Adults of this insect were found in half or more of the houses searched in Port Swettenham, Klang and Malacca but not in 50 houses in Port Dickson. It is also numerous in villages (" Malay kampongs ") near by: 7.