A classification system for mosquito life cycles: life cycle types for mosquitoes of the northeastern United States

Wayne J. Crans........................................................................................................................................................... 1

 

Food as a limiting factor for Aedes aegypti in water-storage containers

Jazzmin Arrivillaga and Roberto Barrera........................................................................................................... 11

 

Review of the anopheline mosquitoes of Myanmar

Thin Thin Oo, Volker Storch, and Norbert Becker........................................................................................... 21

 

Ecology of Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Borrelia burgdorferi in the western United States

Janet E. Foley, Patrick Foley, Richard N. Brown, Robert S. Lane, J. Steven Dumler, and John E. Madigan 41

 

A morphological investigation of Culicoides spp. biting midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) from the Caribbean

Alison Blackwell....................................................................................................................................................... 51

 

Abundance and temporal distribution of Ornithonyssus sylviarum Canestrini and Fanzago (Acarina: Mesostigmata) in gray catbird (Dumatella carolinensis) nests

Mary C. Garvin, Lydia C. Scheidler, Dara G. Cantor, and Kristen E. Bell..................................................... 62

 

Evaluation of attractants and egg-laying substrate preference for oviposition by Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae)

Usavadee Thavara, Apiwat Tawatsin, and Jakkrawarn Chompoosri................................................................ 66

 

Seroprevalence of eastern equine encephalomyelitis virus in birds and larval survey of Culiseta melanura Coquillett during an interepizootic period in central Ohio

Mary C. Garvin, Oji A. Ohajuruka, Kristen E. Bell, and Susan L. Ives.......................................................... 73

 

Observations on first and second-instar larvae of Megaselia scalaris (Loew) (Diptera: Phoridae)

Noppawan Boonchu, Kom Sukontason, Kabkaew L. Sukontason, Tarinee Chaiwong, Somsak Piangjai, and Roy C. Vogtsberger.............................................................................................................................................................................. 79

 

Antagonistic effects of energy status on meal size and egg-batch size of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae)

Wieslaw M. Mostowy and Woodbridge A. Foster................................................................................................ 84

 

The invasion of urban forest by dengue vectors in Rio de Janeiro

Ricardo Lourenço-de-Oliveira, Márcia G. Castro, Marieta A.H. Braks, and L. Philip Lounibos.............. 94

 

The in vitro effect of albendazole, ivermectin, diethylcarbamazine, and their combinations against infective third-stage larvae of nocturnally subperiodic Brugia malayi (Narathiwat strain): scanning electron microscopy

Pongsri Tippawangkosol, Wej Choochote, Kesara Na-Bangchang, Atchariya Jitpakdi, Benjawan Pitasawat, and Doungrat Riyong............................................................................................................................................................................ 101

 

Mosquito larvae (Diptera: Culicidae) in snow-melt pools in a Swedish Lapland area

Christine Dahl, Lewis T. Nielsen, and Erik Petersson................................................................................... 109

 

Laboratory and field studies of  Macrocyclops albidus (Crustacea: Copepoda) for biological control of  mosquitoes in artificial containers in a subtropical environment

Jorge R. Rey, Sheila O’Connell, Silvia Suárez, Zulema Menéndez, L. Philip Lounibos, and Gracie Byer 124

 


Mating affects egg maturation in Anopheles gambiae Giles (Diptera: Culicidae)

Marc J. Klowden and Richard C. Russell........................................................................................................... 135

 

Flight performance of the malaria vectors Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles atroparvus

Christian Kaufmann  and Hans Briegel.............................................................................................................. 140

 

Nectar and honeydew feeding of Phlebotomus papatasi in a focus of Leishmania major in Neot Hakikar oasis

Günter Müller and Yosef  Schlein....................................................................................................................... 154

 

Oviposition by Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) in relation to conspecific larvae infected with internal symbiotes

W.K. Reeves............................................................................................................................................................. 159

 

Thermal accumulation and the early development of Ixodes scapularis

        Peter W. Rand, Mary S. Holman, Charles Lubelczyk, Eleanor H. Lacombe, Arthur T. DeGaetano1, and Robert. P. Smith, Jr............................................................................................................................................................................. 164

 

Community ecology of small mammal populations in Panamá following an outbreak of Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome

Luis A. Ruedas, Jorge Salazar–Bravo, David S. Tinnin, Blas Armién, Lorenzo Cáceres, Arsenio García, Mario Ávila Díaz, Fernando Gracia, Gerardo Suzán, C. J. Peters, Terry L. Yates, and James N. Mills................................................................ 177

 

Clearing technique to examine the cephalopharyngeal skeletons of blow fly larvae

Kom Sukontason, Rungkanta Methanitikorn, Kabkaew L. Sukontason, Somsak Piangjai, and Jimmy K. Olson          192