Journal of Medical Entomology Vol. 35, Number 2, March 1998

Journal of Medical Entomology Vol. 35, Number 2, March 1998


Detection of Borrelia burgdorferi from Ticks (Acari) in Hebei Province, China.
Tian Wanchun, Zhang Zhikun, Sonja Moldenhauer, Guo Yixiu, Yu Qiuli, Wang Lina, and Chen . . . . 95

Chagas Disease in the Amazon Basin: Association of Panstrongylus geniculatus (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) with Domestic Pigs.
Vera C. Valente, Sebastiao A. S. Valente, Francois Noireau, Hernan J. Carrasco, and Michael A. Miles . . . . 99

Vector Competence of Aedes notoscriptus (Diptera: Culicidae) for Ross River Virus in Queensland, Australia.
Tonya M. Watson and Brian H. Kay . . . . 104

Relationships Between Temperature and Life-History Parameters of Stomoxys calcitrans (Diptera: Muscidae).
T. J. Lysyk . . . . 107

Comparison of Black Fly Species (Diptera: Simuliidae) on an Amerindian Reservation with a High Prevalence of Fogo Selvagem to Neighboring Disease-Free Sites in the State of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil.
Donald P. Eaton, Luis A. Diaz, Gunter Hans-Filho, Vandir Dos Santos, Valeria Aoki, Horacio Friedman, Evandro A. Rivitti, Sebastiao A. P. Sampaio, Mark S. Gottlieb, George J. Giudice, Argelia Lopez, Eddie W. Cupp, and The Cooperative Group on Fogo Selvagem Research . . . . 120

Susceptibility of Selected Strains of Australian Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) to Rift Valley Fever Virus.
Michael J. Turrell and Brian H. Kay . . . . 132

Tick-Borne Borrelioses Pathogen Identification in Ixodes Ticks (Acarina, Ixodidae) Collected in St. Petersburg and Kaliningrad Baltic Regions of Russia.

Andrey N. Alekseev, Helen V. Dubinina, Ludmila P. Antykova, Tatyana I. Dzhivanyan, Sjoerd G. T. Rijpkema, Natalie Verbeek-De Kruif, and Marina Cinco . . . . 136

Dot Immunobinding Assay for Detection of Mite Antigens in House-Dust Samples.
G. Mistrello, M. Gentili, D. Roncarolo, P. Antoniotti, F. Ottoboni, and P. Falagiani . . . . 143

Effects of Fly Abundance on Catch Index of Traps for Glossing fuscipes fuscipes (Diptera: Glossinidae).
Jean-Berckmans Bahananga Muhigwa, Rajindar Kumar Saini, and Ahmed Hassanali . . . . 148

Comparative Rearing of Wohlfahrtia magnifica (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) in Dead and Living Tissues and the Impact of Cold Storage on Pupal Survival.
Maria D. Soler Cruz, Maria C. Vega Robles, Joris J. Trapman, and Gethin Thomas . . . . 153

Effects of Larval Nutrition, Adult Body Size, and Adult Temperature on the Ability of Anopheles gambiae (Diptera: Culicidae) to Melanize Sephadex Beads.
Chansak Suwanchaichinda and Susan M. Paskewitz . . . . 157

Serum Composition of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) Larvae and the Production of an Oviposition Repellent Are Influenced by Infection with the Entomopathogenic Digenean Plagiorchis elegans (Trematoda: Plagiorchiidae), Starvation, and Crowding.
Nayer Zahiri, Gary B. Dunphy, and Manfred E. Rau . . . . 162

Genetic Variability Among Populations of the Sand Fly Lutzomyia (Lutzomyia) longipalpis (Diptera: Psychodidae) from Central America
John-Paul Mutebi, Edgar Rowton, Marco V. Herrero, Carlos Ponce, Alejandro Belli, Sonja Valle, and Gregory C. Lanzaro . . . . 169

Short Communications

Onset of Resistance to Fenvalerate, a Pyrethroid Insecticide in Argentine Horn Flies (Diptera: Muscidae).
D. Craig Sheppard and Pablo R. Torres . . . . 17

Laboratory Life Cycle of Ixodes woodi (Acari: Ixodidae).
Craig W. Banks, James H. Oliver, Jr., Cluff E. Hopla, and Ellen M. Dotson . . . . 177

Ehrlichial DNA Amplified from Ixodes ricinus (Acari: Ixodidae) in France.
Philippe Parola, Lorenza Beati, Monique Cambon, Philippe Brouqui, and Didier Raoult . . . . 180

Sex Specific Proteins and Proteases Present in the Midguts of Anopheles albimanus (Diptera: Culicidae).
F. E. Czares-Raga, M. E. Snchez-Contreras, M. H. Rodrguez, and F. C. Hernndez-Hernndez . . . . 184

Correction: In the table of contents in the November 1997 issue of the Journal of Medical Entomology, 34(5), the name of the author of ``Changes in Infestation Rate and Age Structure of Dermanyssus hirundinis and Ornithonyssus sylviarum (Acarina) During Nidification and Breeding Period of Penduline Tit'' was spelled incorrectly. The correct spelling is Peter Masan.

Journal of Medical Entomology Vol. 35, Number 1, January 1998

LetterTrends in Funding for Medical Entomological Research. R. S. El-Mallakh, Heddy Rubin, and D. L. Baumgartner . . . . 1


Fleas in French Guiana (Insecta: Siphonaptera). Jean-Claude Beaucournu, Jean-Marc Reynes, and Jean-Christophe Vi . . . . 3 Patterns of Activity in Host-Seeking Adult Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) and Host-Produced Kairomones. J. F. Carroll, G. D. Mills, Jr., and E. T. Schmidtmann . . . . 11 Morphometric Multivariate Analysis of Field Samples of Adult Anopheles arabiensis and An. gambiae s.s. (Diptera: Culicidae). Vincenzo Petrarca, Guido Sabatinelli, Yeya T. Tour, and Maria AngelaDi Deco . . . . 16 Seasonal Oviposition and Temperature Requirements of Eggs May Limit Northern Distribution of European Argas reflexus (Acari: Argasidae). Hans Dautel and Wilhelm Knlle . . . . 26 Random Amplification of Polymorphic DNA as a Tool for Taxonomic Studies of Triatomine Bugs (Hemiptera: Reduviidae). Ana L. Garcia, Hernan J. Carrasco, C. J. Schofield, J. Russell Stothard, Iain A. Frame, Sebastiao A. S. Valente, and Michael A. Miles . . . . 38 Population Dynamics of the House Dust Mites Dermatophagoides farinae, D. pteronyssinus, and Euroglyphus maynei (Acari: Pyroglyphidae) at Specific Relative Humidities. Larry G. Arlian, Patricia D. Confer, Christine M. Rapp, Diann L. Vyszenski-moher, and John C. S. Chang . . . . 46 Occurrence of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) on a Selected Segment of the Appalachian Trail. Joanne Oliver and John J. Howard . . . . 54 Attachment-Site Patterns of Adult Blacklegged Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) on White-Tailed Deer and Horses. E. T. Schmidtmann, J. F. Carroll, and D. W. Watson . . . . 59 Comparison of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) Populations and Their Habitats in Established and Emerging Lyme Disease Areas in New Jersey. Terry L. Schulze, Robert A. Jordan, and Robert W. Hung . . . . 64 Ultrastructural Studies on the Reproductive System of Male Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) Infected with Dengue 2 Virus. Wu-Chun Tu, Cheng-Chen Chen, and Roger F. Hou . . . . 71 Competence of Pheasants as Reservoirs for Lyme Disease Spirochetes. Klaus Kurtenbach, Dorothy Carey, Andrew N. Hoodless, Patricia A. Nuttall, and Sarah E. Randolph . . . . 77 Click for instructions on viewing PDF documentsGenetic Structure of Local Populations of Lutzomyia longipalpis (Diptera: Psychodidae) in Central Colombia. Leonard E. Munstermann, Amy C. Morrison, Cristina Ferro, Raul Pardo, and Mariela Torres . . . . 82

Short Communication

Kairomonal Activity of White-Tailed Deer Metatarsal Gland Substances: A More Sensitive Behavioral Bioassay Using Ixodes Scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae). J. F. Carroll . . . . 90

Journal of Medical Entomology Vol. 34, Number 6, November 1997


Mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) Dispersal—The Long and Short of It. M. W. Service....579

Influence of Plant Abundance on Nectar Feeding by Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) in Southern Mexico. Jose Alejandro Martinez-Ibarra, Mario H. Rodriguez, Juan I. Arredondo-Jimenez, and Boaz Yuval....589

Lizards as Hosts for Immature Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in North Carolina. Jay F. Levine, Charles S. Apperson, Peter Howard, Michelle Washburn, and Alvin L. Braswell....594

Damalinia (Tricholipeurus) zaganseeri, n. sp. (Phthiraptera: Trichodectidae), a Parasite from Procapra gutturosa (Artiodactyla: Bovidae) in Mongolia. Ekkehart Lux, Henry M. Mix, and Balbarijn Zedev....599

Nectar Versus Honeydew as Sources of Sugar for Male and Female Black Flies (Diptera: Simuliidae). Steven G. Burgin and Fiona F. Hunter....605

Changes in Infestation Rate and Age Structure of Dermanyssus hirundinis and Ornithonyssus sylviarum (Acarina) During Nidification and Breeding Period of Penduline Tit. Peter Man....609

Biases Associated with Several Sampling Methods Used To Estimate Abundance of Ixodes scapularis and Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae). Terry L. Schulze, Robert A. Jordan, and Robert W. Hung....615

Evaluation of Commercial Insect Repellents on Human Skin Against Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae). Joyce T. Chou, Philippe A. Rossignol, and James W. Ayres....624

Effects of Water Quality on the Vector Competence of Culex tarsalis (Diptera: Culicidae) for Western Equine Encephalomyelitis (Togaviridae) and St. Louis Encephalitis (Flaviviridae) Viruses. W. K. Reisen, J. L. Hardy, and S. B. Presser....631

Feeding and Mating Strategies in Anopheles (Diptera: Culicidae): Theoretical Modeling Approach. David Y. Onyabe, Bernard D. Roitberg, and William G. Friend....644

Japanese Encephalitis in South Arcot District, Tamil Nadu, India: a Three-Year Longitudinal Study of Vector Abundance and Infection Frequency. A. Gajanana, R. Rajendran, P. Philip Samuel, V. Thenmozhi, T. F. Tsai, J. Kimura-Kuroda, and R. Reuben....651

Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae), in Contrast to Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae), Do Not Carry Francisella tularensis in a Natural Focus of Tularemia in the Czech Republic. Z. Hublek and J. Halouzka....660

Distribution of Organophosphate and Carbamate Resistance in Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) in West Africa. Fabrice Chandre, Frdric Darriet, Julien M. C. Doannio, Francois Rivire, Nicole Pasteur, and Pierre Guillet ....664

Simulation of Management Strategies for the Blacklegged Tick (Acari: Ixodidae) and the Lyme Disease Spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi. G. A. Mount, D. G. Haile, and E. Daniels....672

Kinetics of Allergen Expression in Cultures of House Dust Mites, Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus and D. farinae (Acari: Pyroglyphidae). Elena Eraso, Jorge A. Guisantes, Jorge Martnez, Miriam Senz-De-Santamara, Alberto Martnez, Ricardo Palacios, and Ramn Cisterna....684

Bionomics of Cuterebra austeni (Diptera: Cuterebridae) and Its Association with Neotoma albigula (Rodentia: Cricetidae) in the Southwestern United States. Craig R. Baird....690

Taxonomic Status of Ixodes neotomae and I. spinipalpis (Acari: Ixodidae) Based on Mitochondrial DNA Evidence. Douglas E. Norris, J.S.H. Klompen, James E. Keirans, Robert S. Lane, Joseph Piesman, and William C. Black IV....696

Improved Rearing Methods for Heleidomermis magnapapula (Nematoda: Mermithidae), a Larval Parasite of Culicoides variipennis sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae). Katherine A. Luhring and Bradley A. Mullens....704

Dogs Infected with a Human Granulocytotropic Ehrlichia spp. (Rickettsiales: Ehrlichieae). S. A. Ewing, J. E. Dawson, R. J. Panciera, J. S. Mathew, K. W. Pratt, P. Katavolos, and S. R. Telford III....710

Larval Microhabitats of Lutzomyia longipalpis (Diptera: Psychodidae) in an Endemic Focus of Visceral Leishmaniasis in Colombia. Cristina Ferro, Raul Pardo, Mariela Torres, and Amy C. Morrison....719

Quantitative Determination of Free Amino Acids in the Hemolymph of Autogenous and Anautogenous Strains of Culex tarsalis (Diptera: Culicidae). Tianyun Su and Mir S. Mulla....729

Short Communication

Lizard Feeding by Leptoconops (Brachyconops)californiensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) on Desert Sand Dunes. Bradley A. Mullens, Cameron Barrows, and Art Borkent....735

Comparison Between Tsetse Fly Synthetic Diet and Bovine Blood on Reproduction and Survivorship in Tabanus nigrovittatus (Diptera: Tabanidae). John G. Stoffolano, Jr., and Jzsef Majer....738

Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction for Detection of Dirofilaria immitis (Filariidea: Onchocercidae) and Wuchereria bancrofti (Filarioidea: Dipetalonematidae) in Their Common Vector Aedes polynesiensis (Diptera: Culicidae). Luc Nicolas and Glen A. Scoles....741

Susceptibility of Three Laboratory Strains of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) to Japanese Encephalitis Virus from Taiwan. Ming-Hui Weng, Jih-Ching Lien, Yu-Ming Wang, Hsieh-Ling Wu, and Chuan Chin....745

Book Review

Physician's Guide to Arthropods of Medical Importance, 2nd ed. Jerome Goddard. Reviewed by John Edman....748

Journal of Medical Entomology Vol. 34, No. 5—September 1997


Ecoregional Classification of Malaria Vectors in the Neotropics.
Yasmin Rubio-Palis and Robert H. Zimmerman 499


Crimean–Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) and Ruminants: Field Observations of an Epizootic in Bandia, Senegal (1989–1992).
Herve G. Zeller, Jean-Paul Cornet, Aichatou Diop, and Jean-Louis Camicas 511

Upper Thermal Limits for Hypoderma lineatum (Diptera: Oestridae) Egg Hatching and Development.
Stanley R. Jones and Sidney E. Kunz 517

Experimental Infestation of Gallus gallus with Ornithodoros (Alectorobius)amblus (Ixodoidea: Argasidae).
Teresinha Tizu Sato Schumaker, Claudia Madalena Cabrera Mori, and Claudio Satos Ferreira 521

Mechanical Transport of Rotavirus by the Legs and Wings of Musca domestica (Diptera: Muscidae).
S. W. Tan, K. L. Yap, and H. L. Lee 527

Development of a Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay for Differentiation Between Culex pipiens pipiens and Cx. p. quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) in North America Based on Genomic Differences Identified by Subtractive Hybridization.
M. B. Crabtree, H. M. Savage, and B. R. Miller 532

Phospholipid Metabolism in European House Dust Mite (Acari: Pyroglyphidae).
Keiji Mori and Junko Sajiki 538

Metric Differences Between Silvatic and Domestic Triatoma infestans (Heteroptera: Reduviidae) in Bolivia.
J. P. Dujardin, H. Bermudez, C. Casini, C. J. Schofield, and M. Tibayrenc 544

Pesticide Use by Licensed Applicators for the Control of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in Connecticut.
Kirby C. Stafford III 552

Effects of Babesia microti Infection on Feeding Pattern, Engorged Body Weight, and Molting Rate of Immature Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae).
Renjie Hu, Kewin E. Hyland, and Daniel Markowski 559

Oviposition Responses of Aedes aegypti and Ae. atropalpus (Diptera: Culicidae) Females to Waters from Conspecific and Heterospecific Normal Larvae and from Larvae Infected with Plagiorchis elegans (Trematoda: Plagiorchiidae).
Nayer Zahiri, Manfred E. Rau, and David J. Lewis 565

Short Communications

Feeding Density Influences Acquisition of Borrelia burgdorferi in Larval Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae).
Michael Levin, Michele Papero, and Durland Fish 569

Ribosomal DNA-Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay Discriminates between Anopheles quadriannulatus and An. merus (Diptera: Culicidae).
Anthony J. Cornel, Maureen Coetzee, Anton J. Van Rensburg, Lizette L. Koekemoer, Richard H. Hunt, and Frank H. Collins 573

Book Review

Medical Entomology for Students, M. W. Service.
Reviewed by Nancy C. Hinkle 578


Journal of Medical Entomology Vol. 34, Number 4
July 1997

Rapid Communcation

Transmission of the Agent of Human Granulocytic Ehrlichiosis by Host-Seeking Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in Southern New York State.
Frank Des Vignes and Durland Fish 379


Morphometric Separation of Females of Phlebotomus (Phlebotomus) duboscqi and P. (P.) bergeroti (Diptera: Psychodidae).
Teshome Gebre-Michael and Girmay Medhin 383

Density of Larval Culicoides belkini (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) in Relation to Physicochemical Variables in Different Habitats.
Frederic J. R. Lardeux and Thierry Ottenwaelder 387

Comparison of Behavior and Vector Efficiency of Anopheles gambiae and An. arabiensis (Diptera: Culicidae) in Barkedji, a Sahelian Area of Senegal.
Jean-Jacques Lemasson, Didier Fontenille, Laurence Lochouarn, Ibrahima Dia, Frederic Simard, Khalilou Ba, Abdoulaye Diop, Mathurin Diatta, and Jean-Francois Molez 396

Regional Molecular Genetic Key of Thirteen Snow Pool Aedes Species (Diptera: Culicidae) in Northern Colorado.
David F. West, Terry Payette, Teri Mundy, and William C. Black IV 404

New Records of Subcutaneous Mites (Acari: Hypoderatidae) in Birds, with Examples of Potential Host Colonization Events.
Danny B. Pence, Marilyn G. Spalding, James F. Bergan, Rebecca A. Cole, Scott Newman, and Paul N. Gray 411

Mixed-Species Plasmodium Infections of Anopheles (Diptera: Culicidae).
F. Ellis McKenzie and William H. Bossert 417

Importance of Supercooling Points in the Overwintering of the Horn Fly and Stable Fly (Diptera: Muscidae).
Stanley R. Jones and Sidney E. Kunz 426

Time of Host-Seeking by Culex tarsalis (Diptera: Culicidae) in California. W. K. Reisen, H. D. Lothrop, and R. P. Meyer 430

The Genus Hexidionis (Acari: Trombiculidae) with the Description of a New Species from Texas.
M. Lee Goff and R. D. McKown 438

Population Genetic Structure of Ixodes pacificus (Acari: Ixodidae) Using Allozymes.
Douglas E. Kain, Felix A. H. Sperling, and Robert S. Lane 441

Ability of the Lyme Disease Spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi To Infect Rodents and Three Species of Human-Biting Ticks (Blacklegged Tick, American Dog Tick, Lone Star Tick) (Acari: Ixodidae).
Joseph Piesman and Christine M. Happ 451

Effects of Developmental Asynchrony Between Aedes triseriatus (Diptera: Culicidae) and its Predator Toxorhynchites rutilus (Diptera: Culicidae).
Michael Angelo Nannini and Steven A. Juliano 457

Simulation of Blacklegged Tick (Acari: Ixodidae) Population Dynamics and Transmission of Borrelia burgdorferi.
G. A. Mount, D. G. Haile, and E. Daniels 461

Effect of Juvenile Hormone and Juvenile Hormone Mimics on Sperm Transfer from the Testes of the Male Cat Flea (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae).
Susan R. Dean and Roger W. Meola 485

Competence of Urban Rats as Reservoir Hosts for Lyme Disease Spirochetes.
Franz-Rainer Matuschka, Stefan Endepols, Dania Richter, and Andrew Spielman 489

Short Communication

Effects of Larval Nutrition on the Postembryonic Development of Ctenocephalides felis felis (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae).
Pedro Marcos Linardi, M rio De Maria, and Jos‚ Ramiro Botelho 494


Journal of Medical Entomology Vol. 34, Number 2
March 1997


Black Fly (Diptera: Simuliidae) Salivary Secretions Importance in Vector Competence and Disease.
Eddie W. Cupp and Mary S. Cupp 87


Interrupted Blood Feeding by Culex (Diptera: Culicidae) in Relation to Individual Host Tolerance to Mosquito Attack.
Robert A. Anderson and Reinhart A. Brust 95

Spatial Distribution of Triatoma guasayana (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) in Hardwood Forest Biotopes in Santiago del Estero, Argentina.
Cristina Wisnivesky-Colli, Nicol s J. Schweigmann, Silvia Pietrokovsky, Victoria Bottazzi, and Jorge E. Rabinovich 102

Hourly Activity of Lutzomyia ovallesi and L. gomezi (Diptera: Psychodidae), Vectors of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Northcentral Venezuela.
M. Dora Feliciangeli 110

California Hybrid Zone Between Culex pipiens pipiens and Cx. p. quinquefasciatus Revisited (Diptera: Culicidae).
Sandra Urbanelli, Francesco Silvestrini, William K. Reisen, Emanuele de Vito, and Luciano Bullini 116

Vector Competence of Ixodes scapularis, I. spinipalpis, and Dermacentor andersoni (Acari: Ixodidae) in Transmitting Borrelia burgdorferi, the Etiologic Agent of Lyme Disease.
Marc C. Dolan, Gary O. Maupin, Nicholas A. Panella, William T. Golde, and Joseph Piesman 128

Comparative Egg Morphology of Six Species of the Albimanus Section of Anopheles (Nyssorhynchus) (Diptera: Culicidae).
L. P. Lounibos, D. Duzak, and J. R. Linley 136

Ross River Virus in Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) During the 1994 Epidemic Around Brisbane, Australia.
Scott A. Ritchie, Ian D. Fanning, Debbie A. Phillips, Harry A. Standfast, Darryl McGinn, and Brian H. Kay 156

Identification of Hemolytic Activity in Saliva of the Lone Star Tick (Acari: Ixodidae).
Kuichun Zhu, Jack W. Dillwith, Alan S. Bowman, and John R. Sauer 160

Microhabitat-Independent Regional Differences in Survival of Unfed Ixodes scapularis Nymphs (Acari: Ixodidae) in Connecticut.
Matthew R. Bertrand and Mark L. Wilson 167

Effect of Temperature on Cat Flea (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae) Development and Overwintering.
Marco E. Metzger and Michael K. Rust 173

Landscape Ecology of Arboviruses in Southeastern California: Temporal and Spatial Patterns of Enzootic Activity in Imperial Valley, 1991þ1994.
W. K. Reisen, H. D. Lothrop, S. B. Presser, J. L. Hardy, and E. W. Gordon 179

Development of Endotrypanum (Kinetoplastida: Trypanosomatidae) in Experimentally Infected Phlebotomine Sand Flies (Diptera: Psychodidae).
Antonia Maria Ramos Franco, Robert B. Tesh, Hilda Guzman, Maria P. Deane, and Gabriel Grimaldi, Jr. 189

Spatial and Temporal Variation in Abundance of Anopheles (Diptera: Culicidae) in a Malaria Endemic Area in Papua New Guinea.
J.L.K. Hii, T. Smith, A. Mai, S. Mellor, D. Lewis, N. Alexander, and M. P. Alpers 193

Pyriproxyfen Effects on Newly Engorged Larvae and Nymphs of the Lone Star Tick (Acari: Ixodidae).
W. A. Donahue, P. D. Teel, O. F. Strey, and R. W. Meola 206

Spatial and Temporal Distribution of House Dust Mite (Astigmata: Pyroglyphidae) Allergens Der p 1 and Der f 1 in Barbadian Homes.
Kathleen C. Barnes, Enrique Fern ndez-Caldas, Walter L. Trudeau, David E. Milne, and Richard J. Brenner 212

Multiple Blood Feeding by Anopheles freeborni and Culex tarsalis (Diptera: Culicidae): Spatial and Temporal Variation.
J. W. Wekesa, B. Yuval, and R. K. Washino 219

Parasites of the Asian Tiger Mosquito and Other Container- Inhabiting Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in Northcentral Florida.
Tokuo Fukuda, Osborne R. Willis, and Donald R. Barnard 226

Evidence for Attachment Pheromones in the Cayenne Tick (Acari: Ixodidae).
Yigal Rechav, Martin Goldberg, and Laura-Jane Fielden 234

Three Spiroplamas Isolated from Haematopota sp. (Diptera: Tabanidae) in France.
Marie Vazelle-Falcoz, Catherine H‚lias, Francette Le Goff, Fran‡ois Rodhain, and Claude Chastel 238

Canine Myiasis by Sheep Bot Fly (Diptera: Oestridae).
Javier Lucientes, Monserrat Ferrer-Dufol, Maria J. Andres, Miguel A. Periba¤ez, Maria J. Gracia-Salinas, and Juan A. Castillo 242

Short Communication

Cross-Resistance to Pyrethroid and Organophosphorus Insecticides in the Southern House Mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) from Cuba.
Juan Bisset, Magdalena Rodriguez, Alain Soca, Nicole Pasteur, and Michel Raymond 244

Culicoides variipennis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) Host Selection in Colorado.
T. Raich, M. Jacobson, F. Holbrook, R. Babion, C. Blair, and B. Beaty 247

Journal of Medical Entomology Volume 34 Number 1—January 1997


Reduction of Mosquito Larval Densities in Natural Sites After Introduction of Romanomermis culicivorax (Nematoda: Mermithidae) in Cuba.
Alberto Santamarina Mijares and Rafael Perez Pacheco . . . 1

Biological Fitness of Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) Susceptible and Resistant to Bacillus sphaericus.
Jittawadee Rodcharoen and Mir S. Mulla . . . 5

Preliminary Studies on Temperature Selection and Activity Cycles of Triatoma infestans and T.
spinolai (Heteroptera: Reduviidae), Chilean Vectors of Chagas' Disease. Mauricio Canals, Rigoberto Solis, Julio Valderas, Mildred Ehrenfeld, and Pedro E. Cattan . . . 11

Bluetongue Virus in Laboratory-Reared Culicoides variipennis sonorensis: Applications of Dot-Blot, ELISA, and Immunoelectron Microscopy.
R. A. Nunamaker, J. O. Mecham, J. G. Wigington, and J. A. Ellis . . . 18

Applications of Dot-Blot, ELISA, and Immunoelectron Microscopy to Field Detection of Bluetongue Virus in Culicoides variipennis sonorensis: An Ecological Perspective.
R. A. Nunamaker, J. O. Mecham, F. R. Holbrook, and J. A. Lockwood . . . 24

Unsuccessful Rubidium Marking of American Dog Tick (Acari: Ixodidae) Adults.
J. G. Burg . . . 29

Neottialges neopelagicus New Species (Acari: Hypoderatidae) from the Pelagic Cormorant (Aves: Phalacrocoracidae: Pelecaniformes).
Danny B. Pence and Scott Newman . . . 33

Lambornella clarki (Ciliophora: Tetrahymenidae) Resistance in Aedes sierrensis (Diptera: Culicidae): Population Differentiation in a Quantitative Trait and Allozyme Loci.
Leonard E. Broberg and William E. Bradshaw . . . 38

Flea (Siphonaptera: Ceratophyllidae, Hystrichopsyllidae) and Tick (Acarina: Ixodidae) Control on Wood Rats Using Host- Targeted Liquid Permethrin in Bait Tubes.
Kenneth L. Gage, Gary O. Maupin, John Montenieri, Joseph Piesman, Marc Dolan, and Nicholas A. Panella . . . 46

Absence of Lyme Disease Spirochetes in Larval Progeny of Naturally Infected Blacklegged Tick (Acari: Ixodidae) Fed on Dogs.
Lisa A. Patrican . . . 52

Cellular Hemolymph Response of Simulium vittatum (Diptera: Simuliidae) to Intrathoracic Injection of Onchocerca lienalis (Filarioidea: Onchocercidae) Microfilariae.
Mary S. Cupp, Yuetian Chen, and Eddie W. Cupp . . . 56

Humans Vary in Their Ability To Elicit Biting Responses from Simulium venustum (Diptera: Simuliidae).
Steven Schofield and James F. Sutcliffe . . . 64

Nutritional Reserves, Body Weight, and Starvation Tolerance of Autogenous and Anautogenous Strains of Culex tarsalis (Diptera: Culicidae).
Tianyun Su and Mir S. Mulla . . . 68

Rhipicephalus sanguineus and R.
turanicus (Acari: Ixodidae) Closely Related Species with Different Biological Characteristics. Inna Ioffe-Uspensky, Kosta Y. Mumcuoglu, Igor Uspensky, and Rachel Galun . . . 74

Pupal Parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) of Filth Flies (Diptera: Muscidae, Calliphoridae) Breeding in Refuse and Poultry and Livestock Manure in South Korea.
Leopoldo M. Rueda, Pyong-Ui Roh, and Jang Leun Ryu . . . 82

Journal of Medical Entomology Vol. 33, Number 6
November 1996


Did the Sterile Insect Technique or Weather Eradicate Screwworms (Diptera: Calliphoridae) from Libya? E. S. Krafsur and D. A. Lindquist....877


Classification Tree Methods for Analysis of Mesoscale Distribution of Ixodes ricinus (Acari: Ixodidae) in Trentino, Italian Alps.
Stefano Merler, Cesare Furlanello, Claudio Chemini, and Gianni Nicolini . . . 888

Gene Flow in Aedes albifasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) from Central Argentina.
Gladys B. De Sousa, Adolfo Jim‚nez, Antonio Blanco, and Cristina N. Gardenal . . . 894

Effects of Temperature on Cochliomyia macellaria (Diptera: Calliphoridae) Development.
Jason H. Byrd and Jerry F. Butler . . . 901

Treatment of Whole Houses with Liquid Nitrogen for Control of Dust Mites.
Masanao Shibasaki, Hiroshi Ikeda, Shigemi Isoyama, Natsuki Imoto, Kazunori Takeda, Emiko Noguchi, and Hitoshi Takita . . . 906

Developmental Studies of Anaplasma marginale (Rickettsiales: Anaplasmataceae) in Male Dermacentor andersoni (Acari: Ixodidae) Infected as Adults by Using Nonradioactive In Situ Hybridization and Microscopy.
Nie-Lin Ge, Katherine M. Kocan, Edmour F. Blouin, and George L. Murphy . . . 911

Silt Fencing as a Barrier to the Dispersal of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) into Pastures.
J. F. Carroll and E. T. Schmidtmann . . . 921

Morphology and Body Composition Predict Ovipositional History of Female Smokybrown Cockroaches (Dictyoptera: Blattidae) in the Laboratory.
Lane M. Smith, Arthur G. Appel, Mark S. West, Timothy P. Mack, and Gary J. Keever . . . 926

Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae): Status and Changes in Prevalence and Distribution in Wisconsin Between 1981 and 1994 Measured by Deer Surveillance.
Michael Riehle and Susan M. Paskewitz . . . 933

Anopheles gambiae Complex (Diptera: Culicidae) near Bissau City, Guinea Bissau, West Africa.
L. F. Fonseca, M. A. Di Deco, G. C. Carrara, I. Dabo, V. Do Rosario, and V. Petrarca . . . 939

Antibody Immunoglobulin G (IgG) Response to Alouattamyia baeri (Diptera: Cuterebridae) Parasitism of Howler Monkeys, Alouatta palliata, in Panama.
R. W. Baron, D. D. Colwell, and K. Milton . . . 946

Validation of a Ribosomal DNAþPolymerase Chain Reaction Species Diagnostic Assay for the Common Malaria Mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) Sibling Species Complex.
C. Roxanne Rutledge, Anthony J. Cornel, C. Lamar Meek, and Frank H. Collins . . . 952

Muscle Actin Gene from Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae).
M. Sofi Ibrahim, Stephen W. Eisinger, and Alan L. Scott . . . 955

Seasonal and Long-Term Variations in Abundance of Adult Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in Different Coastal Plain Habitats of New Jersey.
Terry L. Schulze and Robert A. Jordan . . . 963

Short Communications

Occurrence of Larval Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) on Tree Trunks.
J. F. Carroll . . . 971

Thermal Requirements for Hypoderm lineatum (Diptera: Oestridae) Egg Development.
John H. Pruett and Sidney E. Kunz . . . 976

Prevalence of Spotted Fever Group Rickettsiae in Ticks from Southern Israel.
Dror Guberman, Kosta Y. Mumcuoglu, Avi Keysary, Inna Ioffe- Uspensky, Jacqueline Miller, and Rachel Galun . . . 979

Reservoir Competence of Alphitobius diaperinus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) for Escherichia coli (Eubacteriales: Enterobacteriaceae).
J. C. McAllister, C. D. Steelman, J. K. Skeeles, Lisa A. Newberry, and E. E. Gbur . . . 983

New Records of Human Tungiasis in Mexico (Siphonaptera: Tungidae).
Sergio Ib ¤ez-Bernal and Oscar Velasco-Castrej¢n . . . 988

Plasmodium falciparum and P.
vivax Circumsporozoite Proteins in Anophelines (Diptera: Culicidae) Collected in Eastern Thailand. S. P. Frances, T. A. Klein, R. A. Wirtz, Chirapa Eamsila, Chaiyaphruk Pilakasiri, and K. J. Linthicum . . . 990

Cumulative Author Index 1996....995
Cumulative Subject Index 1996....999