ochlerotatus

Summary

Summary: A genus of mosquitoes in the family CULICIDAE. A large number of the species are found in the neotropical part of the Americas.

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  1. Thielman A, Hunter F. Establishment of Ochlerotatus japonicus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Ontario, Canada. J Med Entomol. 2006;43:138-42 pubmed
    b>Ochlerotatus (Finlaya) japonicus (Theobold) is newly established in Ontario, Canada...
  2. Perumalsamy H, Chang K, Park C, Ahn Y. Larvicidal activity of Asarum heterotropoides root constituents against insecticide-susceptible and -resistant Culex pipiens pallens and Aedes aegypti and Ochlerotatus togoi. J Agric Food Chem. 2010;58:10001-6 pubmed publisher
    ..to third instar larvae from insecticide-susceptible Culex pipiens pallens (KS-CP strain), Aedes aegypti, and Ochlerotatus togoi as well as field-collected C. p. pallens (DJ-CP colony), identified by polymerase chain reaction...
  3. Gray E, Harrison B, Womack M, Kerce J, Neely C, Noblet R. Ochlerotatus japonicus japonicus (Theobald) in Georgia and North Carolina. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2005;21:144-6 pubmed
    Although the 1st published record of Ochlerotatus japonicus japonicus in Georgia (Rabun County) occurred in 2004, we report here a 2002 collection and identification in Fulton County, Georgia (metro Atlanta). The finding of Oc. j...
  4. Zakharkin S, Willis R, Litvinova O, Jinwal U, Headley V, Benes H. Identification of two mariner-like elements in the genome of the mosquito Ochlerotatus atropalpus. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2004;34:377-86 pubmed
    Two distinct mariner-like elements, Atmar-1 and Atmar-2, were isolated from the genome of the mosquito Ochlerotatus atropalpus...
  5. Coffey L, Weaver S. Susceptibility of Ochlerotatus taeniorhynchus and Culex nigripalpus for Eeverglades virus. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2005;73:11-6 pubmed
    ..However, isolates of EVEV from Ochlerotatus taeniorhynchus and Culex nigripalpus, more abundant and widespread species in South Florida, suggested that ..
  6. Savage H, Strickman D. The genus and subgenus categories within Culicidae and placement of Ochlerotatus as a subgenus of Aedes. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2004;20:208-14 pubmed
    ..Female adult specimens of Ochlerotatus and Aedes as defined by Reinert cannot be identified morphologically without dissection, and no distinct ..
  7. Valkiunas G, Kazlauskienė R, Bernotienė R, Palinauskas V, Iezhova T. Abortive long-lasting sporogony of two Haemoproteus species (Haemosporida, Haemoproteidae) in the mosquito Ochlerotatus cantans, with perspectives on haemosporidian vector research. Parasitol Res. 2013;112:2159-69 pubmed publisher
    ..We infected 304 individuals of Ochlerotatus cantans, a widespread Eurasian mosquito, with Haemoproteus tartakovskyi (lineage hSISKIN1) and Haemoproteus ..
  8. Gallitano S, Blaustein L, Vonesh J. First occurrence of Ochlerotatus japonicus in Missouri. J Vector Ecol. 2005;30:347-8 pubmed
  9. Anderson J, Schneider J, Grimstad P, Severson D. Identification of quantitative trait loci for larval morphological traits in interspecific hybrids of Ochlerotatus triseriatus and Ochlerotatus hendersoni (Diptera: Culicidae). Genetica. 2006;127:163-75 pubmed
    b>Ochlerotatus triseriatus is the natural vector of La Crosse virus, a common cause of pediatric encephalitis in the United States; the closely related Ochlerotatus hendersoni transmits this virus at low frequency...

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  1. Kaufman M, Walker E. Indirect effects of soluble nitrogen on growth of Ochlerotatus triseriatus larvae in container habitats. J Med Entomol. 2006;43:677-88 pubmed
    ..to simulate input of stemflow nutrients and flushing of metabolites in the tree hole habitats of larval Ochlerotatus triseriatus (Say)...
  2. Anderson J, Schneider J, Grimstad P, Severson D. Quantitative genetics of vector competence for La Crosse virus and body size in Ochlerotatus hendersoni and Ochlerotatus triseriatus interspecific hybrids. Genetics. 2005;169:1529-39 pubmed
    La Crosse virus is a leading cause of pediatric encephalitis in the United States. The mosquito Ochlerotatus triseriatus is an efficient vector for La Crosse virus, whereas the closely related O...
  3. Ortiz D, Weaver S. Susceptibility of Ochlerotatus taeniorhynchus (Diptera: Culicidae) to infection with epizootic (subtype IC) and enzootic (subtype ID) Venezuelan equine encephalitis viruses: evidence for epizootic strain adaptation. J Med Entomol. 2004;41:987-93 pubmed
    ..from enzootic progenitors, experimental infection studies were conducted to determine the susceptibility of Ochlerotatus taeniorhynchus (Wiedemann) to epizootic and enzootic strains...
  4. Alten B, Caglar S, Simsek F, Kaynas S, Perich M. Field evaluation of an area repellent system (Thermacell) against Phlebotomus papatasi (Diptera: Psychodidae) and Ochlerotatus caspius (Diptera: Culicidae) in Sanliurfa Province, Turkey. J Med Entomol. 2003;40:930-4 pubmed
    ..001) and Ochlerotatus caspius (Pallas) (P < 0.001) for up to 4 h postapplication...
  5. Perumalsamy H, Kim N, Ahn Y. Larvicidal activity of compounds isolated from Asarum heterotropoides against Culex pipiens pallens, Aedes aegypti, and Ochlerotatus togoi (Diptera: Culicidae). J Med Entomol. 2009;46:1420-3 pubmed
    ..and Ochlerotatus togoi Theobald was examined using a direct contact mortality bioassay...
  6. Campos R, Sy V. Variation in the hatching response of Ochlerotatus albifasciatus egg batches (Diptera: Culicidae) in temperate Argentina. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2006;101:47-53 pubmed
    Egg hatching of winter-collected Ochlerotatus albifasciatus was studied for six months...
  7. Andreadis T, Wolfe R. Evidence for reduction of native mosquitoes with increased expansion of invasive Ochlerotatus japonicus japonicus (Diptera: Culicidae) in the northeastern United States. J Med Entomol. 2010;47:43-52 pubmed
    b>Ochlerotatus japonicus japonicus (Theobald) is an invasive mosquito native to Japan, Korea, and eastern China...
  8. Roppo M, Lilja J, Maloney F, Sames W. First occurrence of Ochlerotatus japonicus in the state of Washington. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2004;20:83-4 pubmed
    This is a report on the 1st occurrence of Ochlerotatus japonicus in the state of Washington...
  9. Bello F, Becerra V. Genetic variability and heterogeneity of Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus vector Ochlerotatus taeniorhynchus (Diptera: Culicidae) populations of the Colombian Atlantic coast, based on microsatellite loci. Genet Mol Res. 2009;8:1179-90 pubmed publisher
    In Colombia, the mosquito Ochlerotatus taeniorhynchus has been identified as an efficient vector of the epidemic-epizootic Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus...
  10. Xu Y, Chen S, Kaufman M, Maknojia S, Bagdasarian M, Walker E. Bacterial community structure in tree hole habitats of Ochlerotatus triseriatus: influences of larval feeding. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2008;24:219-27 pubmed
    ..bacterial community composition of tree holes in relation to the presence and absence of larvae of the mosquito Ochlerotatus triseriatus...
  11. Foley D, Russell R, Bryan J. Population structure of the peridomestic mosquito Ochlerotatus notoscriptus in Australia. Med Vet Entomol. 2004;18:180-90 pubmed
    b>Ochlerotatus notoscriptus (Skuse) (Diptera: Culicidae) is the predominant peridomestic mosquito in Australia where it is the primary vector of dog heartworm, Dirofilaria immitis (Leidy), and a potentially important vector of arboviruses (..
  12. Ellis A. Linking movement and oviposition behaviour to spatial population distribution in the tree hole mosquito Ochlerotatus triseriatus. J Anim Ecol. 2008;77:156-66 pubmed publisher
    ..at the whole-system scale to examine the movement and oviposition behaviours of the eastern tree hole mosquito Ochlerotatus triseriatus (Say) and test the importance of these behaviours in determining population distribution relative ..
  13. Shriram A, Krishnamoorthy K, Sehgal S. Transmission dynamics of diurnally subperiodic lymphatic filariasis transmitted by Ochlerotatus (Finlaya) niveus in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Indian J Med Res. 2008;127:37-43 pubmed
    ..indicated that this form of filariasis is restricted to a small region of Nancowry group of islands with Ochlerotatus niveus as the vector...
  14. Beck E, Bosio C, Geske D, Blair C, Beaty B, Black W. An analysis of gene flow among midwestern populations of the mosquito Ochlerotatus triseriatus. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2005;73:534-40 pubmed
    A population genetics study of the mosquito Ochlerotatus triseriatus was performed on 36 collections from adjoining regions of Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin covering approximately 120 km(2)...
  15. Kaufman M, Chen S, Walker E. Leaf-associated bacterial and fungal taxa shifts in response to larvae of the tree hole mosquito, Ochlerotatus triseriatus. Microb Ecol. 2008;55:673-84 pubmed
    Larvae of the eastern tree hole mosquito, Ochlerotatus triseriatus (Say), and related container-breeding species are known to feed upon substrate-associated microorganisms...
  16. Darsie R. Description of the pupa of the Himalayan mosquito, Ochlerotatus pulchriventer. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2009;25:248-50 pubmed
    The pupa of Ochlerotatus pulchriventer (=Aedes pulchriventer) is described and illustrated for the first time. It was collected at midrange altitudes in the Himalaya Mountains of Nepal. A subspecies from Taiwan is discussed.
  17. Bevins S. Timing of resource input and larval competition between invasive and native container-inhabiting mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae). J Vector Ecol. 2007;32:252-62 pubmed
    ..Larval competition between Ae. albopictus and a native species, Ochlerotatus triseriatus, was explored when resources were added either gradually or in a single pulse...
  18. Bevins S. Establishment and abundance of a recently introduced mosquito species Ochlerotatus japonicus (Diptera: Culicidae) in the Southern Appalachians, USA. J Med Entomol. 2007;44:945-52 pubmed
    b>Ochlerotatus (Finlaya) japonicus japonicus (Theobald; =Aedes japonicus; see Reinert 2000) (Diptera: Culicidae), is an introduced Asian mosquito species first detected in the northeastern United States in 1998...
  19. de Deus J, Kakitani I. [Parity of Ochlerotatus scapularis in laboratory and field conditions]. Rev Saude Publica. 2006;40:505-12 pubmed
    To identify the parity status of Ochlerotatus scapularis females in laboratory and field conditions.
  20. Calvo E, Sanchez Vargas I, Kotsyfakis M, Favreau A, Barbian K, Pham V, et al. The salivary gland transcriptome of the eastern tree hole mosquito, Ochlerotatus triseriatus. J Med Entomol. 2010;47:376-86 pubmed
    ..The mosquito Ochlerotatus triseriatus is a vector of La Crosse virus and produces allergy in humans...
  21. Jariyapan N, Saeung A, Intakhan N, Chanmol W, Sor Suwan S, Phattanawiboon B, et al. Peritrophic matrix formation and Brugia malayi microfilaria invasion of the midgut of a susceptible vector, Ochlerotatus togoi (Diptera: Culicidae). Parasitol Res. 2013;112:2431-40 pubmed publisher
    ..of the PM formation and the interaction of Brugia malayi within the midgut of a susceptible vector, Ochlerotatus togoi, were performed using scanning electron microscopy (SEM)...
  22. Caldwell N, Gerhardt R, Jones C. First collection of Ochlerotatus japonicus japonicus in the state of Tennessee. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2005;21:322-4 pubmed
    This is the 1st report of Ochlerotatus japonicus japonicus in the state of Tennessee, USA. Adults were collected at 5 sites in northwestern Knox County from June 9 through November 3, 2003, and from 1 site in both 2003 and 2004.
  23. Barker C, Paulson S, Cantrell S, Davis B. Habitat preferences and phenology of Ochlerotatus triseriatus and Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in southwestern Virginia. J Med Entomol. 2003;40:403-10 pubmed
    ..This study examined the spatial and temporal distributions of the primary vector of LAC, Ochlerotatus triseriatus (Say), and a potential secondary vector, Aedes albopictus (Skuse)...
  24. Scott J, Crans W. Expanded polystyrene (EPS) floats for surveillance of Ochlerotatus japonicus. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2003;19:376-81 pubmed
    ..variety of habitats to investigate their potential as an egg-collection device for container-dwelling Aedes and Ochlerotatus species. Eggs from Ochlerotatus japonicus, Oc. triseriatus, Oc...
  25. Tiawsirisup S, Platt K, Evans R, Rowley W. Susceptibility of Ochlerotatus trivittatus (Coq.), Aedes albopictus (Skuse), and Culex pipiens (L.) to West Nile virus infection. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2004;4:190-7 pubmed
    The susceptibility of Ochlerotatus trivittatus (Coq.) to West Nile virus (WNV) was assessed by comparing it to the susceptibility of Aedes albopictus (Skuse), a likely bridge vector, and Culex pipiens (L...
  26. Lang J. Factors affecting immatures of Ochlerotatus taeniorhynchus (Diptera: Culicidae) in San Diego County, California. J Med Entomol. 2003;40:387-94 pubmed
    ..and salinity on the occurrence and abundance of immatures (instars and pupae) of the black salt marsh mosquito, Ochlerotatus taeniorhynchus (Wiedemann), were examined at a tidal pond in the Tijuana Estuary during 1996-1998...
  27. Saenz V, Townsend L, Vanderpool R, Schardein M, Trout R, Brown G. Ochlerotatus japonicus japonicus in the state of Kentucky. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2006;22:754-5 pubmed
    b>Ochlerotatus j. japonicus (Theobald) was first collected and identified in 2003 from CDC gravid trap collections in Boone, Campbell, and Wolfe counties, Kentucky...
  28. Tiawsirisup S, Platt K, Evans R, Rowley W. A comparision of West Nile Virus transmission by Ochlerotatus trivittatus (COQ.), Culex pipiens (L.), and Aedes albopictus (Skuse). Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2005;5:40-7 pubmed
    Transmission of West Nile virus (WNV) by Ochlerotatus trivittatus, Culex pipiens, and Aedes albopictus were compared 14 days after taking blood meals from viremic chickens with titers ranging from 10(2.5) to 10(9...
  29. Reno H, Novak R. Characterization of apyrase-like activity in Ochlerotatus triseriatus, Ochlerotatus hendersoni, and Aedes aegypti. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2005;73:541-5 pubmed
    ..In this study, salivary gland extracta from sibling species Ochlerotatus triseriatus (Say), vector of LaCrosse virus, and the non-vector Oc. hendersoni Cockerell were examined...
  30. Jang Y, Jeon J, Lee H. Mosquito larvicidal activity of active constituent derived from Chamaecyparis obtusa leaves against 3 mosquito species. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2005;21:400-3 pubmed
    ..b>Ochlerotatus togoi (Theobald), and Culex pipiens pallens (Coquillett) was examined in the laboratory...
  31. Johansen C, Nisbet D, Zborowski P, van den Hurk A, Ritchie S, Mackenzie J. Flavivirus isolations from mosquitoes collected from western Cape York Peninsula, Australia, 1999-2000. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2003;19:392-6 pubmed
    ..Single isolates of KOK, BF, and SIN were obtained from Ochlerotatus vigilax, Oc. normanensis, and Anopheles bancroftii, respectively...
  32. Floore T, Petersen J, Shaffer K. Efficacy studies of Vectobac 12as and Teknar HP-D larvicides against 3rd-instar Ochlerotatus taeniorhynchus and Culex quinquefasciatus in small plot field studies. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2004;20:429-33 pubmed
    Efficacy studies were conducted with VectoBac 12AS and Teknar HP-D larvicides against 3rd-instar Ochlerotatus taeniorhynchus and Culex quinquefasciatus in small field test plots...
  33. Bello F, Herrera G, Sandoval J, Escovar J, Ruiz Garcia M, del Pilar Corena M. Colonization of Ochlerotatus taeniorhynchus from Riohacha, Colombia. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2005;21:28-32 pubmed
    The main objective of the present work was to establish and maintain a colony of Ochlerotatus taeniorhynchus, Riohacha strain, under laboratory conditions and to study its life cycle...
  34. Kim N, Byun S, Cho J, Chung K, Ahn Y. Larvicidal activity of Kaempferia galanga rhizome phenylpropanoids towards three mosquito species. Pest Manag Sci. 2008;64:857-62 pubmed publisher
    ..and Ochlerotatus togoi Theobald and field-collected C. pipiens pallens (Jinhae colony)...
  35. Barber J, Greer M, Coughlin J. Field tests of malathion and permethrin applied via a truck-mounted cold fogger to both open and vegetated habitats. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2007;23:55-9 pubmed
    ..and malathion applied by ground ultra-low volume equipment were conducted using caged, laboratory-reared, adult Ochlerotatus taeniorhynchus. Cages were placed in an open field and also in semi-dense scrub pine...
  36. Black W. Learning to use Ochlerotatus is just the beginning. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2004;20:215-6 pubmed
  37. O Guinn M, Lee J, Kondig J, Fernandez R, Carbajal F. Field detection of eastern equine encephalitis virus in the Amazon Basin region of Peru using reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction adapted for field identification of arthropod-borne pathogens. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2004;70:164-71 pubmed
    ..The pools were processed and assayed in the field by RT-PCR and five of those pools were found positive for EEEV. Laboratory sequence analysis confirmed the presence of two distinct subtypes of EEEV...
  38. Bisanzio D, Giacobini M, Bertolotti L, Mosca A, Balbo L, Kitron U, et al. Spatio-temporal patterns of distribution of West Nile virus vectors in eastern Piedmont Region, Italy. Parasit Vectors. 2011;4:230 pubmed publisher
    ..and models (Bayesian GLMM models) to a longitudinal dataset on the abundance of the three putative WNV vectors [Ochlerotatus caspius (Pallas 1771), Culex pipiens (Linnaeus 1758) and Culex modestus (Ficalbi 1890)] in eastern Piedmont, we ..
  39. Schofield S, Tepper M, Gadawski R. Field evaluation against mosquitoes of regular and polymer-based deet formulations in Manitoba, Canada, with comment on methodological issues. J Med Entomol. 2007;44:457-62 pubmed
    ..subjects, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) light traps and sweep-netting consisted primarily of Ochlerotatus sticticus (Meigen) and Aedes vexans (Meigen)...
  40. Simakova A, Vossbrinck C, Andreadis T. Molecular and ultrastructural characterization of Andreanna caspii n. gen., n. sp. (Microsporida: Amblyosporidae), a parasite of Ochlerotatus caspius (Diptera: Culicidae). J Invertebr Pathol. 2008;99:302-11 pubmed publisher
    A new genus and species of microsporidia, Andreanna caspii n. gen., n. sp. is described from the mosquito, Ochlerotatus caspius (Pallas) based on ultrastructural morphology, developmental characteristics, and comparative sequence analyses ..
  41. Clark T, Flis B, Remold S. Differences in the effects of salinity on larval growth and developmental programs of a freshwater and a euryhaline mosquito species (Insecta: Diptera, Culicidae). J Exp Biol. 2004;207:2289-95 pubmed
    The effects of salinity on growth and development of the euryhaline Ochlerotatus taeniorhynchus and the freshwater Aedes aegypti are compared. O. taeniorhynchus grow larger, and have greater intrinsic growth rates, than A. aegypti...
  42. Hugo L, Kay B, Ryan P. Autogeny in Ochlerotatus vigilax (Diptera: Culicidae) from southeast Queensland, Australia. J Med Entomol. 2003;40:897-902 pubmed
    ..and laboratory investigations were undertaken to determine the level of expression of autogeny in the mosquito Ochlerotatus vigilax (Skuse) from southeast Queensland, Australia, and whether there was evidence of seasonal variation...
  43. Capelli G, Frangipane di Regalbono A, Simonato G, Cassini R, Cazzin S, Cancrini G, et al. Risk of canine and human exposure to Dirofilaria immitis infected mosquitoes in endemic areas of Italy. Parasit Vectors. 2013;6:60 pubmed publisher
    ..immitis in endemic areas. Data collected on dog- and human-bait traps in endemic areas of north-eastern Italy were used to estimate the likelihood of a receptive host coming into contact with an infected vector...
  44. SCHAFER M, Lundstrom J. Different responses of two floodwater mosquito species, Aedes vexans and Ochlerotatus sticticus (Diptera: Culicidae), to larval habitat drying. J Vector Ecol. 2006;31:123-8 pubmed
    ..Newly-hatched floodwater mosquito larvae, Aedes vexans (87.9% of emerged adults) and Ochlerotatus sticticus (12...
  45. Xue R, Ali A, Kline D, Barnard D. Field evaluation of boric acid- and fipronil-based bait stations against adult mosquitoes. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2008;24:415-8 pubmed
    ..1%) bait stations in reducing the number of laboratory-reared female Aedes aegypti and Ochlerotatus taeniorhynchus mosquitoes released in outdoor screened cages was evaluated...
  46. Koc S, Oz E, Cetin H. Repellent activities of some Labiatae plant essential oils against the saltmarsh mosquito Ochlerotatus caspius (Pallas, 1771) (Diptera: Culicidae). Parasitol Res. 2012;110:2205-9 pubmed publisher
    ..subsp. spicata and Mentha longifolia L.) species against Ochlerotatus caspius (Pallas, 1771) (Diptera: Culicidae) are presented...
  47. Kesavaraju B, Damal K, Juliano S. Do natural container habitats impede invader dominance? Predator-mediated coexistence of invasive and native container-dwelling mosquitoes. Oecologia. 2008;155:631-9 pubmed
    ..The invasive mosquito Aedes albopictus is usually competitively superior to Ochlerotatus triseriatus. Among second instar larvae, A...
  48. Lozano Fuentes S, Welsh Rodriguez C, Hayden M, Tapia Santos B, Ochoa Martinez C, Kobylinski K, et al. Aedes (Ochlerotatus) epactius along an elevation and climate gradient in Veracruz and Puebla States, México. J Med Entomol. 2012;49:1244-53 pubmed
    We report on the collection ofimmatures of Aedes (Ochlerotatus) epactius Dyar & Knab from artificial containers during July through September 2011 in 12 communities located along an elevation and climate gradient extending from sea ..
  49. Paniukova E, Medvedev S. [Species composition and ecological peculiarities of the blood-sucking mosquito genus Ochlerotatus (communis species group) (Diptera: Culicidae) of the Novgorod Province]. Parazitologiia. 2007;41:223-34 pubmed
    Eleven mosquito species of the communis species group (genus Ochlerotatus, family Culicidae) were found in the Novgorod Province as a result of nine-year investigations (1996-2004). Ochlerotatus impiger, O. nigrinus, and O...
  50. Sames W, Pehling D. Update on Ochlerotatus japonicus in the state of Washington. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2005;21:98-9 pubmed
    A limited survey was conducted in 2003 to determine if Ochlerotatus japonicus was spreading outside of King County, Washington. Ochlerotatus japonicus was found in north-central Pierce County and west-central Snohomish County...
  51. Reinert J. List of species described in the egg stage of tribe Aedini (Diptera: Culicidae) with their literature citations. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2005;21:252-62 pubmed
    ..Only approximately 16% of aedine species currently have morphological descriptions published for the egg stage. The new classification of tribe Aedini proposed by Reinert et al. (2004) is utilized...
  52. Kline D. Traps and trapping techniques for adult mosquito control. J Am Mosq Control Assoc. 2006;22:490-6 pubmed
    ..in the Gulf of Mexico resulted in a significant reduction in annoyance caused by the black salt-marsh mosquito, Ochlerotatus taeniorhynchus (Wied...
  53. Jinwal U, Zakharkin S, Litvinova O, Jain S, Benes H. Sex-, stage- and tissue-specific regulation by a mosquito hexamerin promoter. Insect Mol Biol. 2006;15:301-11 pubmed
    A portion of the 5'-flanking region of the female-specific hexamerin gene, Hex-1.2, from the mosquito Ochlerotatus atropalpus was used to drive expression of the luciferase reporter gene in Drosophila melanogaster. The proximal 0...