The contribution of roof gutters to Aedes aegypti (L.) and Ochlerotatus notoscriptus (Skuse) pupal populations was quantified for the first time in Cairns, Australia. Concurrent yard and roof surveys yielded an estimated 6,934 mosquito pupae, comprising four species. Roof gutters were an uncommon but productive source of Ae. aegypti in both wet season (n = 11) and dry season (n = 2) surveys, producing 52.6% and 39.5% of the respective populations. First story gutters accounted for 92.3% of the positive gutters. Therefore, treatment of roof gutters is a critical element in Ae. aegypti control campaigns during dengue outbreaks. In wet season yards, the largest standing crops of Ae. aegypti occurred in garden accoutrements, discarded household items, and rubbish (36.4%, 28.0%, and 20.6%, respectively). In dry season yards, rubbish produced 79.6% of the Ae. aegypti pupae. The number of Ae. aegypti pupae/person was 2.36 and 0.59 for the wet and dry season surveys, respectively.
Wyatt, N.; Cheng, L. (2013). Aedes (Ochlerotatus) dorsalis (Meigen, 1830). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=151057 on 2018-01- ...
DIEZ, Fernando; BRESER, Víctor J.; QUIRAN, Estela M. and ROSSI, Gustavo C.. New records of mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in La Pampa Province, Argentina. Rev. Soc. Entomol. Argent. [online]. 2011, vol.70, n.3-4, pp. 347-349. ISSN 0373-5680.. We report the first record of Culex interfor Dyar, Culex lahillei Bachmann y Casal, Culex pipiens Linneo, Culex saltanensis Dyar, Culex tatoi Casal & García and Psorophora discrucians Walker for La Pampa Province. These records increase the number of species present in the province from 10 to 16. In addition, the geographical distribution of Aedes aegypti Linneo, Culex apicinus Philippi, Culex brethesi Dyar, Culex maxi Dyar, Culex quinquefasciatus Say and Ochlerotatus albifasciatus Macquart in the same Province is expanded.. Keywords : Culicidae; Distribution; New records; La Pampa Province; Argentina. ...
the viability of ochlerotatus albifasciatus (macquart) eggs stored at room temperature and at 5 degrees c was studied over 31 months. after 12, 18 and 31 months of storage, eggs were acclimatized at 22 degrees c for ten days, and then inundated twice every seven days. the effect of the storage period on the percentage of hatching was analyzed by one way anova. differences on the hatching response between the first and second flooding were analyzed by paired t-test. differences on the hatching re ...
Mosquito - ♀ Ochlerotatus dorsalis, Culicidae Ferry Point Landing, Alberta, Canada Nikon D5100, 105 mm f/2.8 June 21, 2014 Sorry for the late post I have
Remainder of title: Descriptions of the Indian species of Aedes (Aedimorphus), Aedes (Ochlerotatus), and Aedes (Banksinella), with notes on Aedes (Stegomyia) variegatus.. ...
The Oropouche virus (OROV) is one of the most common orthobunyaviruses. When OROV infects humans, it causes a rapid fever illness called Oropouche fever. OROV was originally reported in Trinidad and Tobago in 1955 from the blood sample of a fever patient and from a pool of Coquillettidia venezuelensis mosquitoes. In 1960, OROV was isolated from a sloth (Bradypus tridactylus) and a pool of Ochlerotatus (Ochlerotatus) serratus mosquitoes in Brazil. The virus is considered a public health threat in tropical and subtropical areas of Central and South America, with over half million infected people as of 2005. OROV is considered to be an arbovirus due to the method of transmission by the mosquitoes Aedes serratus and Culex quinquefasciatus among sloths, marsupials, primates, and birds. Between 1961 and 1980, OROV was reported in the northern state of Pará, Brazil, and from 1980 to 2004, OROV had spread to the Amazonas, Amapá, Acre, Rondônia, Tocantis, and Maranhão. The virus would cause Oropouche ...
Some photographs of me donating blood. The first is, I think, an Asian rock pool mosquito (Ochlerotatus japonicus japonicus; formerly known as Aedes japonicus japonicus). The second is an Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus). Introduced to New Jersey in 1998 and Texas in 1985, respectively. Both photographs were taken in Pennsylvania. ...
Dear Editor,. Aedes aegypti aegypti, commonly abbreviated as Ae. aegypti, can be differentiated from Ae. aegypti formosus, a purely sylvatic species in sub-Saharan Africa, whose immature forms mostly inhabit holes in stones and trees, and have also been collected in bamboo traps1. Aedes aegypti eggs show good adaptation ability to other vessels and strong resistance to desiccation, which has facilitated its transportation to several regions worldwide by humans2. It invaded the American continent through trading and slaving ships, subsequently adapting to a large area and transmitting yellow fever virus in cities across the continent, ranging from Baltimore in the United States to Buenos Aires in Argentina3, and has since been incriminated in the transmission of several arboviruses4. It has also been reported to rarely invade sylvatic environments in Rio de Janeiro5, as well as in rock holes in Anguilla and in tree holes in New Orleans6, and was found in tree holes in the Caribbean among 12 types ...
Aedes Invasive Mosquitoes AIM COST Action CA17108 is funded by COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) and runs from the 6th September 2018 to the 5th September 2022. COST is a funding agency for research and innovation networks. The Actions help connect research initiatives across Europe and enable scientists to grow their ideas by sharing them with their peers. This boosts their research, career and innovation ...
The 1st European workshop on testing procedures for monitoring and managing insecticide resistance in invasive mosquitoes will be held from November 18-22, 2019 at the Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), Montpellier, France. Registration deadline October 20, 2019.
In Himalayan salt, all the minerals that are present in sea water are gathered together in a natural container and then evaporated to produce salt. Many people who use the salt often complain about its soft consistency and very fine texture. The salt may be too fine for their liking because of its skin-like features, it is therefore necessary to be careful when it comes to choosing the right kind of Himalayan salt for the purpose of human consumption.. Pink Himalayan salt (also known as Thama) has a rich, colorless but subtle fragrance that is pleasant and at the same time it is quite soothing. Himalayan salt is highly revered by people of the Himalayan region for its therapeutic effects on blood pressure and heart conditions. It also boosts the immune system and helps the person get rid of chronic fatigue, the common cold and helps in weight loss. Although Himalayan salt is a natural product, there are some products that make use of this natural material for making their products more ...
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Experimental microcosms consisted of 100 mL plastic beakers filled with 67 mL de-ionized (DI) water, 30 mL field-collected stem flow and 3 mL of micro-organism inoculum. Stem flow was obtained from 36 stem flow dams attached to trees at ParkLands Merwin Preserve, Lexington, IL (40°39′10″ N, 88°52′21″ W), pooled and mixed thoroughly, and added to all containers to provide a limited amount of nutrients to all treatments. Micro-organism inoculum was collected from 10 tree holes at the Merwin Preserve, pooled and mixed thoroughly, then added to experimental microcosms. Throughout the experiment, DI water was added as needed to maintain water levels. Microcosms were placed in incubators set on a 14 : 10 h day : night cycle at 27 °C (summer conditions in Illinois; D. A. Yee, personal observation). Two replicates were set up on each of 2 days and housed in three incubators (replicates 1 and 2 in a single incubator, replicates 3 and 4 each in separate incubators). A block term was used in all ...
The invasive species Aedes (Finlaya) koreicus was first identified in north-eastern Italy in 2011, during the ongoing surveillance activity of Aedes albopictus. Following this finding, a more intensive monitoring was carried out to assess the distribution of the species and to collect biological data. Herein, we report the new records obtained by four years of surveillance. The presence of Ae. koreicus was checked using ovitraps, adults traps and by larval collections in all possible breeding sites from May 2011 to July 2015. The monitoring started in the site of the first detection (Province of Belluno) and was then extended in the neighbouring Provinces belonging to four Regions. Aedes koreicus was found in 73 municipalities out of 155 monitored (47.1 %), including 23 municipalities (14.8 %) previously not infested. The area of first detection of Ae. koreicus (Province of Belluno) was also the most infested (68 %). However the mosquito has also been found to the west (Province of Trento) and to the
Fricke, R., M. Bilecenoglu and H.M. Sari, 2007. Annotated checklist of fish and lamprey species (Gnathostoma and Petromyzontomorphi) of Turkey, including a Red List of threatened and declining species. Stuttgarter Beitr. Naturk. Sea A (706):1-172. (Ref. 58342 ...
A disorientating environment where cultural feedback occurs.. Gesturing towards picturesque ideals, Rowe searches for a sense of romance along the transit routes northern Europe. His re-appropriation of motorway detritus into sculptural assemblages of specular e ect, allude to a ritualistic function.. Working with similarly inane detritus; Davenport uses the visual language of a museum to suggest the contextualization of the objects by a future society; A society completely oblivious to their original status or function.. www.clubshepway.com. ...
The Detritus Food Web is the breakdown of dead tissue of organic matter into their basic inorganic parts to enable recycling by the uptake of these inorganic elements by plants. Decomposers, or detrivores undertake the task of consuming dead matter.
Detritus is a quantitatively important source of energy and carbon in most aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. Despite the general importance of detritus-based food webs, much of the information...
New culture made from old culture. The term was, I believe, originally coined by the Tape-beatles. Popularized further by the Detritus web site. In the ...
Abstract La Crosse (LAC) virus was isolated from 3 suspensions of Aedes triseriatus larvae and from 1 suspension of male mosquitoes reared from larvae collected from basal tree-holes in Wisconsin during March, April, May, and June of 1973. Isolations of this virus were also obtained from 5 suspensions of A. triseriatus larvae and 4 suspensions of male mosquitoes originating from old automobile tires. Virus transmission to suckling mice was accomplished by female A. triseriatus reared from larvae collected from the tires. Only two tree-holes and the tires yielded LAC virus-infected larvae and adults. The minimum field infection rate (MFIR) for these tree-holes and the tires, based on one infected larva per pool, was 1/110 larvae from the tree-holes and 1/20 larvae from the tires. The MFIR for adults was 1/41 male mosquitoes originating from one of the tree-holes and 1/27 for male mosquitoes originating from the tires. The MFIR for female mosquitoes reared from larvae collected from the tires was 1/110.
Were at a higher risk of experiencing a localized outbreak compared to years before," says Susanne Kluh, Scientific-Technical Services director for GLACVCD. "It takes just one traveler infected with Zika or dengue fever to be bitten by the invasive mosquitoes in L.A. County, in order to start local transmission.". Vector control officials actively monitor and control invasive species wherever they are found through a comprehensive invasive Aedes control program. This includes grassroots door-to-door inspections, source reduction, mosquito control techniques, and education programs. Year-round population monitoring yields crucial data necessary to determine the best control options.. "Our focus is to suppress the populations of these mosquitoes wherever they are detected and to limit their expansion into surrounding cities," says Kluh. "Its critical we utilize all the tools and resources available to us - from traditional management techniques to the latest, highly-targeted technology - to ...
An Aedes aegypti mosquitoShutterstock People in Southern California have been feeling the itch - and it isnt just their imaginations. The mosquitoes there are much worse this year than in most r
The Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District alerted residents this week to a large spike in the number of invasive Aedes mosquitoes.
Dental emergencies- everyone wants to avoid them, everyone wants to know about them, and of course, everyone has to deal with them.
While stocking up on ingredients to help you cook quickly, you might clear out a bit of the detritus thats cluttering your shelves.
It is well known among mosquito entomologists and mosquito abatement personnel that scrap automobile and truck tires often support large populations of certain mosquito species. In southern U.S. two exotic species predominate in tires. These two species (Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus) are known to be the principle vectors of Yellow Fever and Dengue, diseases which afflict millions of people in the tropics. In temperate regions of North America, Aedes triseriatus (the native "Eastern Treehole Mosquito") and Aedes atropalpus predominate in scrap tires (1). Based on samples taken in 1992, it is clear that these two species are predominant in tires in Rhode Island (personal observ.). Both of these species are known to be competent vectors of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) (2) and also of LaCrosse Encephalitis (LACV) (1). EEE is endemic to Rhode Island and fatality rates average near 50%. LACV, although much more prevalent than EEE, usually produces relatively mild symptoms in adults. It can ...
Due to the medical significance of this species, vector surveillance, with the ultimate goal of predicting human cases of SLE virus, is of critical importance. Historically, New Jersey light traps and CDC miniature light traps have been used to monitor the abundance of Culex nigripalpus adults. However, we have found that resting collections made with ground aspirators, provide a superior measure of Culex nigripalpus adult populations. This is because males as well as females in all gonotrophic conditions (host seeking, blood fed, partially blood fed and gravid) are taken in aspirator collections. Due to their green color, newly emerged adults of both sexes can be identified and counted, thus providing an accurate measure of adult emergence. Because Culex nigripalpus females prefer to lay their eggs in freshly flooded ditches, huge numbers of adults are often observed during the wet summer months in south Florida. The vast number of breeding habitats in which this species is found results in ...
After receiving my degree in Mathematics from the University of Trento (Italy) in 1994 (title of the M.Sc. thesis: "Modelli di epidemia da macroparassiti") I was granted a fellowship in Mathematical Biology at the Centre for Alpine Ecology (Trento), ranked among the best 10 research institute in Italy. After that fellowship, I continued to work as research collaborator at the Centre for Alpine Ecology in the field of mathematical and statistical modelling applied to host-parasite interactions. Afterwards, thanks to the funded project ECODIS (Ecology and control of some zoonotic wildlife diseases) I obtained a PhD grant at the University of Stirling (Scotland, UK) where I received my PhD in Biology in 2003 defending the thesis "The importance of aggregation in the dynamics of host-parasite interaction in wildlife: a mathematical approach". From 2003 to 2007 I worked as post-doc researcher at the Centre for Alpine Ecology as Principal Investigator of the project "Modelling the spatio-temporal ...
Nicholson, J., Ritchie, S., Russell, R., Webb, C., Cook, A., Zalucki, M., Williams, C., Ward, P., van den Hurk, A. (2015). Effects of cohabitation on the population performance and survivorship of the invasive mosquito Aedes albopictus and the resident mosquito Aedes notoscriptus (diptera: Culicidae) in Australia. Journal of Medical Entomology, 52(3), 375-385. [More Information] ...
Detritus is particles of rock derived from pre-existing rock through processes of weathering and erosion.[1] A fragment of detritus is called a clast.[2] Detrital particles can consist of lithic fragments , or of monomineralic fragments . These particles are often transported through sedimentary processes into depositional systems such as riverbeds, lakes or the ocean, forming sedimentary successions. Diagenetic processes can transform these sediments into rock through cementation and lithification, forming sedimentary rocks such as sandstone. These rocks can then in turn again be weathered and eroded to form a second generation of sediment.
Slightly larger than M. mystacinus, it has a wingspan of 190 - 240 mm with relatively long ears and a long, light brown fur. For this species, mixed/broadleaf forests and water sources of high importance. Compared to other species, it is not so often found near human settlements. During summer it roosts in tree holes and trunk cracks, while in winter it chooses to hibernate in caves and mines. Tree lines and hedges are part of the species hunting grounds. In these locations, and similarly to M. mystacinus, it uses aerial hawking to catch its prey. This species is an occasional migrant but the distances covered are usually no higher than 40 km.. ...
Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus (VEEV) is an emerging arboviral pathogen that affects the Americas. Outbreaks can involve hundreds- of- thousands of equines and humans, spread over large geographic regions, and can last several years. The principal vector in most major coastal outbreaks is the mosquito Aedes taeniorhynchus. This species is more susceptible to most epidemic than to enzootic strains, and the adaptation of VEEV to this vector may be an important determinant of epidemic transmission. However, studies on the infection, dissemination, and transmission of VEEV regarding this important vector are lacking. \r\nThe major determinant of Ae. taeniorhynchus infection with VEEV is the E2 envelope glycoprotein, which interacts with cellular receptors. I therefore hypothesized that differential interactions of VEEV with receptors on midgut epithelial cells determine the ability of a representative epidemic versus a representative enzootic strain to infect this mosquito. In support of this ...
Aedes geniculatus (Diptera: Culicidae) is a container-breeding mosquito species widespread throughout Europe and adjacent regions. Similar to other container-breeding mosquitoes, this primarily mammophilic species could be a vector for several pathogens of medical or veterinary importance. We here report for the first time a laboratory colonisation of Ae. geniculatus. Eggs and larvae were collected from forest edges in the area around Zürich, Switzerland. The colony could be established by maintaining adults at room temperature in a large cage where mating occurred. Females took blood meals through a pig intestine membrane in a restricted space. After embryo development for 8 - 14 weeks at 10 °C, hatching in installments was induced. Our established colony of Ae. geniculatus, now in its sixth generation, facilitates future studies on basic ecology and physiology of this species and its vector capacity traits. Journal of the European Mosquito Control Association 34: 1-4, 2016. ...
Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Cereal (within 20 miles [32.2 km],1,). The cemeteries are listed in alphabetical order.. This is a new section of our Gazetteer and were still collecting data about cemeteries and their location. If you know of a cemetery that should be included, please let us know. We are looking for information such as the name of the cemetery, its GPS location, whether the cemetery is still in use or if it is historic (ie- defunct, abandoned, etc.). If it applies, we would also like to learn of any past or alternate names that the cemetery has been known by.. If you dont know the GPS location (ie- the latitude/longitude) of a cemetery, please use our Map Page for Cereal to determine the cemeterys position (the instructions for finding the latitude/longitude can be found below the map).. If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our collection of Genealogy Websites ...
On Tuesday, April 19, at their public meeting on or after 9:00 a.m. the County Board of Supervisors reviewed a report presented by the Agricultural Commissioners Mosquito and Vector Control (MVC) district, in collaboration with the Health Services Agency, about local response plans for invasive mosquitoes and exotic diseases new to California.. In addition to our native mosquitoes, there are two invasive mosquitoes species that have recently been found in parts of California: Aedes aegypti (the yellow fever mosquito) and Aedes albopictus (the Asian tiger mosquito).. These mosquitoes are more aggressive than our native mosquitoes, are black-and-white striped, and tend to bite people during the day. They lay their eggs in very small containers of water (bottles, buckets, plant saucers) and prefer living in and around homes. They are responsible for transmitting the diseases dengue, chikungunya, and most recently Zika in various parts of the world.. Currently, all California cases of these ...
I am fortunate to have a magnificent location for wildflowers just a short walk from where I live. Cathays Cemeterys 110-acre grounds have remained largely undisturbed since the cemetery closed to new burials about 35 years ago so it has the perfect habitat for wild plants to thrive… as long as the mowers and strimmers…
While in Rochester, NY for the Frontiers in Optics 2010 meeting of the Optical Society of America, the wife and I had a little free time available to take a tour of the lovely and venerable Mount Hope Cemetery. Founded in 1838, it is the first municipal rural cemetery founded in the United States, and…
While in Rochester, NY for the Frontiers in Optics 2010 meeting of the Optical Society of America, the wife and I had a little free time available to take a tour of the lovely and venerable Mount Hope Cemetery. Founded in 1838, it is the first municipal rural cemetery founded in the United States, and…
Buying a burial plot from a broker could be a lot cheaper than buying from the cemetery. Potential buyers should ensure that the cemetery allows resales and that the seller is the plots legal owner.
Investigators discovered the remains of 300 fetuses and infants stored in leaky plastic containers at a cemetery in suburban Detroit, state regulators said Tuesday.
The Eastern Fork-marked Lemur (Phaner furcifer), is found in the coastal forests of northern and western Madagascar. Its diet consists mainly of the gum of trees in temperate deciduous forests. It has become specialized for harvesting this substance. It has a dental comb-like filling that is used to scrape the gum that oozes out of holes in the trees surface. The structure consists of a row of lower teeth that are long and forward protruding.. The female can breed for only 3 to 4 days of the entire year, typically in June. She gives birth to a single offspring in November or December. The offspring initially lives in the tree hole of the parents, then is carried by the mother, first ventrally, then dorsally.. ...
Disgustingly cliché title aside, I spotted something quite cool (well, there were more awesome things that Ill be sharing from the visit) earlier on today whilst out inspecting trees in a cemetery.
Japanese studios SNARK and OUVI have slotted a six-metre-wide house with a lopsided roof between two buildings on the edge of cemetery.
Your bedroom should be a peaceful, relaxing haven. So, if youre currently stepping over piles of magazines, books, lotions and lifes general detritus to clamber into bed of an evening, it might be t...
The extremely invasive mosquito Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus Skuse 1894, a known vector of various human pathogens like dengue and chikungunya viruses, is gradually extending its distribution to colder climate regions [1]. At present, the northernmost breeding populations of this species in Europe occur in Freiburg [2], Heidelberg and Jena, Germany (Norbert Becker, personal communication, June 2016). A further spread of Ae. albopictus into the Rhine rift valley and parts of Bavaria and North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, is very likely due to climatic habitat suitability and man-made features [3, 4]. Apart from the frequently suboptimal low temperatures in these regions, the establishment of Ae. albopictus may be modulated by interactions with resident container-breeding mosquitoes [5-7].. Aedes albopictus was shown to be a strong competitor for resident mosquito species such as Aedes triseriatus as well as exotic species like Aedes aegypti in the United States of America [7, 8]. However, ...
Alamosa Cemetery, Armenta Plaza Cemetery, Bryantine Cemetery, Bueyeros Cemetery, Calvert Cemetery, Cejita Cemetery, David Cemetery, Garcia Cemetery, Hartley Ranch Cemetery, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Cemetery, Johnson Cemetery, Kelly Cemetery, Maytum Cemetery, Mestenito Cemetery, Mills Cemetery, Mitchell Ranch Cemetery, Mofax Cemetery, Mosquero Cemetery, Rosebud Cemetery, Roy Cemetery, Saint Joseph Cemetery, Solano Cemetery, Trujillo Cemetery, Vigil Cemetery ...
Five species of invasive Aedes mosquitoes have recently become established in Europe: Ae. albopictus, Ae. aegypti, Ae. japonicus japonicus, Ae. koreicus and Ae. atropalpus. These mosquitoes are a serious nuisance for people and are also competent vectors for several exotic pathogens such as dengue and chikungunya viruses. As they are a growing public health concern, methods to control these mosquitoes need to be implemented to reduce their biting and their potential for disease transmission. There is a crucial need to evaluate methods as part of an integrated invasive mosquito species control strategy in different European countries, taking into account local Aedes infestations and European regulations. This review presents the control methods available or in development against invasive Aedes mosquitoes, with a particular focus on those that can be implemented in Europe. These control methods are divided into five categories: environmental (source reduction), mechanical (trapping), biological ...
This study is, to the authors knowledge, the first survey of mosquito species on equine premises in the UK. This work has demonstrated the presence of several mosquito species that are candidate vectors of pathogens affecting horses. Commonly found mosquito species on equine premises during this study included Oc. detritus, Oc. caspius, Cs. annulata, Cx. pipiens s.l., Cx. torrentium, An. claviger, An. plumbeus and Oc. punctor. Although mosquito density could be considered low at most of the sites sampled, this could be partly explained by the fact that the months of March, April and May in 2015 were relatively dry for all of the regions except the northwest (Met Office 2016). Climate change predictions suggest increased temperature and potential for flooding events in the UK (Met Office 2010, Caminade and others 2012, Medlock and Leach 2015), which are likely to increase the abundance of native mosquito species. It therefore seems likely that in the future there may be significantly increased ...
Older cemeteries are visible, tangible links with people who made history - ordinary individuals as well as famous people. But a cemetery is more than a collection of interesting historical data, as precious and revealing as that may be. It is also a place - an open space populated by monuments and vegetation, altogether forming a very particular and revealing part of our built environment. Learn about historic cemeteries in Greenville.