Journal of Medical Entomology Volume 37 Number 4, July 2000



Failure to Incriminate Domestic Flies (Diptera: Muscidae) as Mechanical Vectors of Taenia Eggs (Cyclophyllidea: Taeniidae) in Rural Mexico.
M. J. Martinez, A. S. de Aluja, and M. Gemmell …. 489

Laboratory and Field Evaluation of Polymerase Chain Reaction-Based Forensic DNA Profiling for Use in Identification of Human Blood Meal Sources of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae).
Esther Chow-Shaffer, Barbara Sina, William A. Hawley, John De Benedictis, and Thomas W. Scott …. 492

Effect of Pyriproxyfen in the Blood Diet of Cat Fleas on Adult Survival, Egg Viability, and Larval Development.
Roger Meola, Kristin Meier, Susan Dean, and Govindan Bhaskaran …. 503

Patterns of Avian Seroprevalence to Western Equine Encephalomyelitis and Saint Louis Encephalitis Viruses in California, USA.
William K. Reisen, Jan O. Lundstrom, Thomas W. Scott, Bruce F. Eldridge, Robert E. Chiles, Robert Cusack, Vincent M. Martinez, Hugh D. Lothrop, David Gutierrez, Stan E. Wright, Ken Boyce, and Boyd R. Hill …. 507

Tagging Bloodmeals with Phagemids Allows Feeding of Multiple-Sample Arrays to Single Cages of Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) and the Recovery of Single Recombinant Antibody Fragment Genes from Individual Insects.
Gerry F. Killeen, Brian D. Foy, Mohammed Shahabuddin, Wendy Roake, Andrew Williams, Tristan J. Vaughan, and John C. Beier …. 528
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Laboratory Selection for Resistance to Bacillus sphaericus in Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) from California, USA.
Margaret C. Wirth, George P. Georghiou, Javed Iqbal Malik, and Ghulam Hussain Abro …. 534

Behavior of Resting Aedes aegypti (Culicidae: Diptera) and Its Relation to Ultra-low Volume Adulticide Efficacy in Panama City, Panama.
M. J. Perich, G. Davila, A. Turner, A. Garcia, and M. Nelson …. 541
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Cytotaxonomic and Molecular Analysis of Simulium (Edwardsellum) damnosum sensu lato (Diptera: Simuliidae) from Abu Hamed, Sudan.
Tarig B. Higazi, Daniel A. Boakye, Michael D. Wilson, Babiker M. Mahmoud, Omer Z. Baraka, Moawia M. Mukhtar, and Thomas R. Unnasch …. 547

Identification of Culex vishnui Subgroup (Diptera: Culicidae) Mosquitoes from the Ryukyu Archipelago, Japan: Development of a Species-Diagnostic Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay Based on Sequence Variation in Ribosomal DNA Spacers.
Takako Toma, Ichiro Miyagi, Mary B. Crabtree, and Barry R. Miller …. 554

La Crosse Encephalitis Virus Habitat Associations in Nicholas County, West Virginia.
R. S. Nasci, C. G. Moore, B. J. Biggerstaff, N. A. Panella, H. Q. Liu, N. Karabatsos, B. S. Davis, and E. S. Brannon …. 559

Development of an Assay for the Screening of Compounds Against Larvae of the Cat Flea (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae).
M. Zakson-Aiken, L. M. Gregory, and W. L. Shoop …. 571

Morphology of Larval Antennae and Mouthparts of Four Indian Sand Flies (Diptera: Psychodidae) by Scanning Electron Microscopy.
Jaba Mukhopadhyay and Kashinath Ghosh …. 575

Development and Evaluation of a Dipstick Assay for Detection of Plasmodium falciparum and P. vivax sporozoites in Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae).
Russell E. Coleman, James F. Barth, Michael J. Turell, Scott W. Gordon, Jetsummon Sattabongkot, Robert Copeland, and Robert A. Wirtz …. 581

The `4-Poster' Passive Topical Treatment Device to Apply Acaricide for Controlling Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) Feeding on White-Tailed Deer.
J. Mathews Pound, J. Allen Miller, John E. George, and Craig A. Lemeilleur …. 588

Distribution of Ehrlichia chaffeensis (Rickettsiales: Rickettsiaeceae) in Amblyomma americanum in Southern Indiana and Prevalence of E. chaffeensis--Reactive Antibodies in White-Tailed Deer in Indiana and Ohio in 1998.
R. P. Irving, R. R. Pinger, C. N. Vann, J. B. Olesen, and F. E. Steiner …. 595

Performance of Female Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Acari: Ixodidae) Fed on Dogs Exposed to Multiple Infestations or Immunization with Tick Salivary Gland or Midgut Tissues.
Sathaporn Jittapalapong, Roger W. Stich, John C. Gordon, Thomas E. Wittum, and Omar O. Barriga …. 601

Effects of Pyriproxyfen Spray, Powder, and Oral Bait Treatments on the Relative Abundance of Nontarget Arthropods of Black-Tailed Prairie Dog (Rodentia: Sciuridae) Towns.
Rory R. Karhu and Stanley H. Anderson …. 612

Infection of Aquatic Insects with Trematode Metacercariae Carrying Ehrlichia risticii, the Cause of Potomac Horse Fever.
Joon-seok Chae, Nicola Pusterla, Eileen Johnson, Elfriede Derock, Sharon P. Lawler, and John E. Madigan …. 619

Frequency of Saint Louis Encephalitis Virus in Humans from Florida, USA: 1990-1999.
Jonathan F. Day and Lillian M. Stark …. 626

Short Communication

First Bloodmeal of Ctenocephalides felis felis (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae) on Cats: Time to Initiation and Duration of Feeding.
Marie-Christine Cadiergues, Pascal Hourcq, Brice Cantaloube, and Michel Franc …. 634

Proboscis Amputation Facilitates the Study of Mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) Attractants, Repellents, and Host Preference.
Yoshikazu Shirai, Kiyoshi Kamimura, Taisuke Seki, and Masaaki Morohashi …. 637

New Host and Distribution Record of Amblyomma javanense (Acari: Ixodidae) in Thailand.
Thomas M. Kollars, Jr., and Ratana Sithiprasasna …. 640

Failure of Dengue-2 Virus Antibody to Interfere with the Isolation of Dengue-2 Virus from Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae).
Ming-Hui Weng, Men-Fang Shaio, and Cheng-Wen Yao …. 641