Journal of Medical Entomology Volume 37 Number 3, May 2000



Comparison of Sample Units for Estimating Population Abundance and Rates of Change of Adult Horn Fly (Diptera: Muscidae).
T. J. Lysyk …. 299

Evaluation of Stomoxys calcitrans (Diptera: Muscidae) Behavioral Response to Human and Related Odors in a Triple Cage Olfactometer with Insect Traps.
Raúl A. Alzogaray and David A. Carlson …. 308

Oviposition and Maintenance of Forcipomyia (Lasiohelea) townsvillensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) in the Laboratory.
B. W. Cribb …. 316

Photosynthesis Modulates the Plant Feeding of Phlebotomus papatasi (Diptera: Psychodidae).
Yosef Schlein and Raymond L. Jacobson …. 319

Genetic Divergence Among Venezuelan Populations of Lutzomyia longipalpis (Diptera: Psychodidae: Phlebotominae).
Jazzmin Arrivillaga, Yadira Rangel, Milagros Oviedo, and M. Dora Feliciangeli …. 325

Susceptibility of Three Laboratory Strains of Anopheles albimanus (Diptera: Culicidae) to Coindigenous Plasmodium vivax Circumsporozoite Protein Phenotypes in Southern Mexico.
Lilia Gonzalez-Ceron, Mario H. Rodriguez, Frida V. Santillan, Juan E. Hernandez, and Robert A. Wirtz …. 331

Methodology for Sampling Questing Nymphs of Ixodes Ricinus (Acari: Ixodidae), the Principal Vector of Lyme Disease in Europe.
Marie Vassallo, Bruno Pichon, Jacques Cabaret, Claude Figureau, and Claudine Pérez-Eid …. 335

Distribution and Diversity of Wolbachia Infections in Southeast Asian Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae).
Pattamaporn Kittayapong, Kathy J. Baisley, Visut Baimai, and Scott L. O'Neill …. 340

Colonization of Phlebotomus neglectus (Diptera: Psychodidae), the Major Vector of Visceral Leishmaniasis in Greece.
Byron Chaniotis, Ioanna Spyridaki, Efi Scoulika, and Maria Antoniou …. 346

Ehrlichia chaffeensis (Rickettsiales: Ehrlichieae) Infection in Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae) at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.
E. Y. Stromdahl, M. P. Randolph, J. J. O'Brien, and A. G. Gutierrez …. 349

Estimating Population Size and Drag Sampling Efficiency for the Blacklegged Tick (Acari: Ixodidae).
Thomas J. Daniels, Richard C. Falco, and Durland Fish …. 357

Invertebrate Carcasses as a Resource for Competing Aedes albopictus and Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae).
Matthew P. Daugherty, Barry W. Alto, and Steven A. Juliano …. 364

Influence of the Blood Meal Source on the Development of Triatoma infestans, Triatoma brasiliensis, Triatoma sordida, and Triatoma pseudomaculata (Heteroptera, Reduviidae).
Alessandra A. Guarneri, Marcos H. Pereira, and Liléia Diotaiuti …. 373

Aedes notoscriptus (Diptera: Culicidae) Survival and Dispersal Estimated by Mark-Release-Recapture in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
Tonya M. Watson, Allan Saul, and Brian H. Kay …. 380

Life Tables of Toxorhynchites rutilus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Nature in Southern Florida
R. E. Campos and L. P. Lounibos …. 385

Effects of Permethrin on the Salivary Glands and Neuroendocrine Organs of Unfed Female Hyalomma (Hyalomma) dromedarii (Ixodoidea: Ixodidae).
Fatma S. A. Mohamed, Magda M. Abbassy, Zakeya E. A. Darwish, Gary E. Tetreault, Aleya S. Marzouk, Mona A. Shoukry, David J. Fryauff, and Gregory M. Beavers …. 393

Cyt1A from Bacillus thuringiensis Restores Toxicity of Bacillus sphaericus Against Resistant Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae).
Margaret C. Wirth, William E. Walton, and Brian A. Federici …. 401
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Populations of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) Are Modulated by Drought at a Lyme Disease Focus in Illinois.
C. J. Jones and U. D. Kitron …. 408

Horn Fly (Diptera: Muscidae) Saliva Targets Thrombin Action in Hemostasis.
M. S. Cupp, D. Zhang, and E. W. Cupp …. 416

Quantities of Yersinia pestis in Fleas (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae, Ceratophyllidae, and Hystrichopsyllidae) Collected from Areas of Known or Suspected Plague Activity.
David M. Engelthaler and Kenneth L. Gage …. 422

Integration of Repellents, Attractants, and Insecticides in a "Push-Pull" Strategy for Managing German Cockroach (Dictyoptera: Blattellidae) Populations.
Godfrey Nalyanya, Clyde B. Moore, and Coby Schal …. 427

Laboratory Transmission of Rift Valley Fever Virus by Phlebotomus duboscqi, Phlebotomus papatasi, Phlebotomus sergenti, and Sergentomyia schwetzi (Diptera: Psychodidae).
David J. Dohm, Edgar D. Rowton, Phillip G. Lawyer, Monica O'Guinn, and Michael J. Turell …. 435

Seasonal Distribution and Abundance of Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) in Northwestern Florida.
J. E. Cilek and M. A. Olson …. 439

Ectoparasites of Neonate Indiana Bats, Myotis sodalis (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae), with Description of Male of Paraspinturnix globosa (Acari: Spinturnicidae).
John O. Whitaker, Jr., Jean Deunff, and Jacqueline J. Belwood …. 445

Overwintering and Establishment of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in an Urban La Crosse Virus Enzootic Site in Illinois.
Jack Swanson, Mary Lancaster, Justin Anderson, Michael Crandell, Linn Haramis, Paul Grimstad, and Uriel Kitron …. 454

Ovipositional Behavior of the Horn Fly (Diptera: Muscidae) in the Field. 
Katsuhisa Kuramochi …. 461

Short Communications

Experimental Detection of Rift Valley Fever Virus by Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay in Large Samples of Mosquitoes.
P. G. Jupp, A. A. Grobbelaar, P. A. Leman, A. Kemp, R. F. Dunton, T. R. Burkot, T. G. Ksiazek, and R. Swanepoel …. 467

Responses of Adult Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) to Urine Produced by White-Tailed Deer of Various Reproductive Conditions.
J. F. Carroll …. 472

Evidence of the Specific Status of Anopheles flavirostris (Diptera: Culicidae).
Pradya Somboon, Nobuko Tuno, Yoshio Tsuda, and Masahiro Takagi …. 476

Limited Transmission of Turkey Coronavirus in Young Turkeys by Adult Alphitobius diaperinus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae).
D. W. Watson, J. S. Guy, and S. M. Stringham …. 480
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Efficiency of Drag Sampling for Estimating Population Sizes of Ixodes pacificus (Acari: Ixodidae) Nymphs in Leaf Litter.
Lars Tälleklint-Eisen and Robert S. Lane …. 484