Journal of Medical Entomology Volume 37 Number 2, March 2000


Distribution and Seasonal Occurrence of Forcipomyia taiwana (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) in the Nantou Area in Taiwan.
Yi-Yuan Chuang, Cheng-Shing Lin, Cheng-Hsung Wang, and Chin-Chang Yeh ….205

Experimental Bovine Hypodermosis in Spain.
David Reina, F. Javier Martínez-Moreno, Pedro Gutierrez-Palomino, Philip J. Scholl, Santiago Hernández-Rodríguez, and Ignacio Navarrete ….210

Temporal and Spatial Variation of Phlebotomine (Diptera: Psychodidae) Community Diversity in a Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Endemic Area of Costa Rica.
Ana E. Jimenez, Julio C. Rojas, Flor Vargas, and Marco V. Herrero ….216

Repellent and Antifeedant Activity of Salicylic Acid and Related Compounds Against the Biting Midge, Culicoides impunctatus (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae).
A. E. Stuart, C.J.W. Brooks, R. J. Prescott, and A. Blackwell ….222

Inhibition of Immature Ctenocephalides felis felis (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae) Development in the Immediate Environment of Cats Treated with Imidacloprid.
Dennis E. Jacobs, Melanie J. Hutchinson, and Dagmar Ewald-Hamm ….228

Factors Associated with Distribution of Anopheles aquasalis and Anopheles oswaldoi (Diptera: Culicidae) in a Malarious Area, Northeastern Venezuela.
Maria Eugenia Grillet ….231

Intra-Puparial Development in Oestrus ovis (Diptera: Oestridae).
R. Cepeda-Palacios and P. J. Scholl ….239

Bactericidal Effects of Sugar-Fed Antibiotics on Resident Midgut Bacteria of Newly Emerged Anopheline Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae).
Abdoulaye M. Touré, Andrew J. Mackey, Zheng X. Wang, and John C. Beier ….246

Method of Infection Does Not Alter Response of Chicks and House Finches to Western Equine Encephalomyelitis and St. Louis Encephalitis Viruses.
William K. Reisen, Robert E. Chiles, Laura D. Kramer, Vincent M. Martinez, and Bruce F. Eldridge ….250

Response of House Finches to Infection with Sympatric and Allopatric Strains of Western Equine Encephalomyelitis and St. Louis Encephalitis Viruses from California.
William K. Reisen, Laura D. Kramer, Robert E. Chiles, Vincent M. Martinez, and Bruce F. Eldridge ….259

Response of the Tick Dermacentor variabilis (Acari: Ixodidae) to Hemocoelic Inoculation of Borrelia burgdorferi (Spirochetales).
Robert Johns, Daniel E. Sonenshine, and Wayne L. Hynes ….265

Horizontal Transmission of Triatoma Virus Through the Fecal-Oral Route in Triatoma infestans (Hemiptera: Triatomidae).
Oscar Muscio, Matilde A. Bonder, Jos L. La Torre, and Eduardo A. Scodeller ….271

Prevalence of Ehrlichia chaffeensis (Rickettsiales: Rickettsiaceae) in Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae) from the Georgia Coast and Barrier Islands.
J. E. Whitlock, Q. Q. Fang, L. A. Durden, and J. H. Oliver, Jr. ….276

Laboratory and Field Evaluation of Metallic Copper on Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) Larval Development.
Roberto Romi, Marco Di Luca, Walter Raineri, Maria Pesce, Antonio Rey, Silvana Giovannangeli, Fabio Zanasi, and Antonino Bella ….281

Short Communications

Absence of Insecticide Resistance in Anopheles gambiae s.l. (Diptera: Culicidae) After Four Decades of Residual House Spraying in Gokwe District, Zimbabwe.
V. Manokore, F. C. Murahwa, and E. Chirebvu ….286

Electrophoretic and Morphological Differentiation Between Two Sympatric Species of Adlerius: Phlebotomus brevis and Phlebotomus simici (Diptera: Psychodidae).
S. Perrotey, I. Benabdennbi, N. Haddad, B. Pesson, and N. Leger ….289

Vector Competence of Two Species of Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) from Southern California for Dirofilaria immitis (Filariidea: Onchocercidae).
J. H. Theis, John G. Kovaltchouk, Kenn K. Fujioka, and Bob Saviskas ….295