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December 2007 Volume #32 Issue 2 Journal of Vector Ecology
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Submitted Papers

♦ Robert Traub (1916-1996): additional publications and patronyms Richard G. Robbins and Lance A. Durden .................................................................................................. 159

♦ Distribution summaries of malaria vectors in the northern Brazilian Amazon Fábio Saito Monteiro de Barros, Ducinéia Barros de Aguiar, Maria Goreti Rosa-Freitas, José Francisco Luitgards-Moura, Helen da Costa Gurgel, Nildimar Alves Honório, Mércia Eliane de Arruda, Pantelis Tsouris , and Simão Dias Vasconcelos.......................................................................................................... 161

♦ Genetic variation in Rhipicephalus appendiculatus (Acari: Ixodidae) from Zambia: correlating genetic and ecological variation with Rhipicephalus appendiculatus from eastern and southern Africa Jupiter Mtambo, Maxime Madder, Wim Van Bortel, Dirk Geysen, Dirk Berkvens, and Thierry Backeljau ......................................................................................................................................... 168

♦ Habitat suitability for three species of Anopheles mosquitoes: Larval growth and survival in reciprocal placement experiments John P. Grieco, Eliška Rejmánková, Nicole L. Achee, Corinne N. Klein, Richard Andre, and Donald Roberts .......................................................................................................... 176

♦ Responses of Tabanidae (Diptera) to canopy traps baited with 4-methylphenol, 3-isopropylphenol, and naphthalene Stjepan Krčmar............................................................................................................. 188

♦ Effect of plant structure on oviposition behavior of Anopheles minimus s.l. Hans J. Overgaard ........................................................................................................................................ 193

♦ Serologic evidence of a Rickettsia akari-like infection among wild-caught rodents in Orange County and humans in Los Angeles County, California Stephen G. Bennett, James A. Comer , Heather M. Smith, and James P. Webb .......................................... 198

♦ West Nile virus studies in the Sanliurfa Province of Turkey Nurdan Özer, Koray Ergünay, Fatih Simsek, Sinan Kaynas, Bülent Alten, Selim S. Caglar, and Semsettin Ustacelebi ......................................... 202

♦ Larval mosquito communities in discarded vehicle tires in a forested and unforested site: detritus type, amount, and water nutrient differences Lindsey J. Kling, Steven A. Juliano, and Donald A. Yee .............................................................................. 207

♦ Predicted distribution and movement of Glossina palpalis palpalis (Diptera: Glossinidae) in the wet and dry seasons in the Kogo trypanosomiasis focus (Equatorial Guinea) Jorge Cano, Miguel Ángel Descalzo, Nicolás Ndong-Mabale, Pedro Ndong-Asumu, Leonardo Bobuakasi, Sisinio Nzambo-Ondo, Agustín Benito, and Jesús Roche ....................................... 218

♦ Phenotypic variation among local populations of phlebotomine sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) in southern Turkey A. Murat Aytekin, Bulent Alten, Selim S. Caglar, Yusuf Ozbel, Sinan Kaynas, Fatih M. Simsek, Ozge Erisoz Kasap, and Asli Belen ..................................................................................... 226

♦ Checklist of Iranian mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) Shahyad Azari-Hamidian............................ 235

♦ Co-circulating microorganisms in questing Ixodes scapularis nymphs in Maryland Katherine I. Swanson and Douglas E. Norris .............................................................................................. 243

♦ Timing of resource input and larval competition between invasive and native container-inhabiting mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) Sarah N. Bevins .............................................................................. 252

♦ Glossina dynamics in and around the sleeping sickness endemic Serengeti ecosystem of northwestern Tanzania I. I. Malele, S. M. Kinung'hi, H. S. Nyingilili, L. E. Matemba, J. K. Sahani, T. D. K. Mlengeya, M. Wambura, and S. N. Kibona ............................................................................................................. 263

♦ Distribution and altitudinal structuring of phlebotomine sand flies (Diptera:Psychodidae) in southern Anatolia, Turkey: their relation to human cutaneous leishmaniasis Fatih M. Simsek, Bulent Alten, Selim S. Caglar, Yusuf Ozbel, A. Murat Aytekin, Sinan Kaynas, Asli Belen, Ozge Erisoz Kasap, Mehmet Yaman, and Samiye Rastgeld ...................................................... 269

♦ The incidence of American swallow bugs (Oeciacus vicarius) in barn swallow (Hirundo rustica) colonies in northeast Texas Jeffrey G. Kopachena, Beverly L. Cochran, and Tammy B. Nichols......................... 280

♦ Comparison of light traps, gravid traps, and resting boxes for West Nile virus surveillance Gregory M. Williams and Jack B. Gingrich ................................................................................................. 285

♦ Pestiferous nature, resting sites, aggregation, and host-seeking behavior of the eye fly Siphunculina funicola (Diptera: Chloropidae) in Thailand Mir S. Mulla and Uruyakorn Chansang..................................... 292

♦ Response of phlebotomine sand flies to light-emitting diode-modified light traps in southern Egypt .F. Hoel, J.F. Butler, E. Y. Fawaz, N. Watany, S.S. El-Hossary, and J. Villinski ......................................302

♦ Attacks on the endangered Attwater’s Prairie-Chicken (Tympanuchus cupido attwateri) by black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) infected with an avian blood parasite Peter H. Adler, Donna Roach, Will K. Reeves, Joseph P. Flanagan, Michael E. Morrow, and John E. Toepfer ....................................................... 309

♦ Trapping sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) in the Emilia-Romagna region of northern Italy Eva Veronesi, Roberto Pilani, Marco Carrieri, and Romeo Bellini ............................................................ 313

♦ The association between distance to water pipes and water bodies positive for anopheline mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in the urban community of Malindi, Kenya Daniel E. Impoinvil, Joseph Keating, Rinku Roy Chowdhury, Robert Duncan, Gabriel Cardenas, Sajjad Ahmad, Charles M. Mbogo, John I. Githure, and John C. Beier ..................................................... 319

♦ Natural and manipulated populations of the treehole mosquito, Ochlerotatus triseriatus, at its northernmost range limit in southern Ontario, Canada D. Dudley Williams, Sarah E. MacKay, Ralf C.M.Verdonschot, and Pierre J.P. Tacchino ......................... 328

♦ Vertical stratification and development aspects of phlebotomine sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) in an area of Atlantic Forest tree species in a metropolitan region in northeastern Brazil A.M. Cortez, V.P.M. Silva, P.V.S. Queiroz, H.T.A. Andrade, M.I.B. Loiola, and M.F.F.M. Ximenes .......... 336

♦ Host-seeking behavior of Ixodes pacificus (Acari: Ixodidae) nymphs in relation to environmental parameters in dense woodland and woodland-grass habitats Robert S. Lane, Jeomhee Mun, Miguel A. Peribáñez, and Harrison A. Stubbs .......................................... 342

♦ Seasonal and daily activity patterns of human-biting mosquitoes in a wetland system in Argentina Verónica Loetti, Nora Burroni, and Darío Vezzani..................................................................................... 358

Scientific Notes

♦ New records of sucking lice (Phthiraptera: Anoplura) from the western United States James R. Kucera, Lance A. Durden, and Ke Chung Kim ............................................................................ 366

♦ Entomological investigations following the spread of visceral leishmaniasis in Tunisia Elyes Zhioua, Belhassen Kaabi, and Ifhem Chelbi ...................................................................................... 371