Journal of Medical Entomology Volume 37 Number 5, September 2000


Feasibility of Controlling Ixodes scapularis Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae), the Vector of Lyme Disease, by Parasitoid Augmentation.
E. F. Knipling and C. D. Steelman …. 645


Coadaptation of Male Aedeagal Filaments and Female Spermathecal Ducts of the Old World Phlebotomine Sand Flies (Diptera: Psychodidae).
K. Ilango and R. P. Lane …. 653

Vector Competence of Aedes aegypti, Culex sitiens, Culex annulirostris, and Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) for Barmah Forest Virus.
Ann Marie Boyd and Brian H. Kay …. 660

Early Warning of Malaria Epidemics in African Highlands Using Anopheles (Diptera: Culicidae) Indoor Resting Density.
Kim A. Lindblade, Edward D. Walker, and Mark L. Wilson …. 664

Seasonal Abundance and Survivorship of Culicoides sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) at a Southern California Dairy, with Reference to Potential Bluetongue Virus Transmission and Persistence.
Alec C. Gerry and Bradley A. Mullens …. 675

Effects of Temperature and pH on Hexokinase from the Flight Muscles of Dipetalogaster maximus (Hemiptera: Reduviidae).
Patricia Y. Scaraffia and Nelia M. Gerez De Burgos …. 689

Density and Distribution of Dirofilaria immitis (Nematoda: Filarioidea) Third-Stage Larvae in Aedes sollicitans and Aedes taeniorhynchus (Diptera: Culicidae).
Beulah M. Parker …. 695

Effect of Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis Virus on the Survival of Aedes albopictus, Anopheles quadrimaculatus, and Coquillettidia perturbans (Diptera: Culicidae).
Abelardo C. Moncayo, John D. Edman, and Michael J. Turell …. 701

Characterization of a New Spotted Fever Group Rickettsia Detected in Ixodes ricinus (Acari: Ixodidae) Collected in Slovakia.
Z. Sekeyová, P. E. Fournier, J. Reháček, and D. Raoult …. 707

Life Cycle of Ixodes (Ixodes) loricatus (Acari: Ixodidae) Under Laboratory Conditions.
Teresinha Tizu Sato Schumaker, Marcelo Bahia Labruna, Isis Dos Santos Abel, and Paloma Teixeira Soares Clerici …. 714

Resistance to Insecticides and Effect of Synergists on Permethrin Toxicity in Pediculus capitis (Anoplura: Pediculidae) from Buenos Aires.
M. I. Picollo, C. V. Vassena, G. A. Mougabure Cueto, M. Vernetti, and E. N. Zerba …. 721

Lipid Utilization for Ovarian Development in an Autogenous Mosquito, Culex pipiens molestus (Diptera: Culicidae).
K. Sawabe and A. Moribayashi …. 726

Effects of Density and Larval Competition on Selected Life History Traits of Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae).
Philip Agnew, Claudy Haussy, and Yannis Michalakis …. 732

Definition of Species in the Culex sitiens Subgroup (Diptera: Culicidae) from Papua New Guinea and Australia.
H. F. Chapman, B. H. Kay, S. A. Ritchie, A. F. van den Hurk, and J. M. Hughes …. 736

Simulium vittatum (Diptera: Simuliidae) and Lutzomyia longipalpis (Diptera: Psychodidae) Salivary Gland Hyaluronidase Activity.
José M. C. Ribeiro, Rosane Charlab, Edgar D. Rowton, and Eddie W. Cupp …. 743

Comparative Study of the Mouthparts of Males and Females of Lutzomyia migonei (Diptera: Psychodidae) by Scanning Electron Microscopy.
O. S. Silva and J. Grunewald …. 748

Effects of Local Geographic Barriers and Latitude on Population Structure in Anopheles punctipennis (Diptera: Culicidae).
T. L. Fairley, T. M. Renaud, and J. E. Conn …. 754

Production of Pheromones by Artificially Fed Males of the Tick Amblyomma Maculatum (Acari: Ixodidae).
Yigal Rechav, Chad Drey, Laura J. Fielden, and Martin Goldberg …. 761

Short Communication

Vector Competence of Ixodes muris (Acari: Ixodidae) for Borrelia burgdorferi.
Marc C. Dolan, Eleanor H. Lacombe, and Joseph Piesman …. 766

Spectrofluorometers Are Not Adequate for Aging Aedes and Culex (Diptera: Culicidae) Using Pteridine Fluorescence.
Frédéric Lardeux, André Ung, and Maurice Chebret …. 769

Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) Associated with Rural Dogs in Uruara, Eastern Amazon, Brazil.
Marcelo Bahia Labruna, Valéria Stacchini Ferreira Homem, Marcos Bryan Heinemann, and José Soares Ferreira Neto …. 774

A Case of Gynandromorphism in Amblyomma oblongoguttatum (Acari: Ixodidae).
Marcelo Bahia Labruna, Valéria Stacchini Ferreira Homem, Marcos Bryan Heinemann, and José Soares Ferreira Neto …. 777

Vector Competence of Culex pipiens molestus (Diptera: Culicidae) from Taiwan for a Sympatric Strain of Japanese Encephalitis Virus.
Ming-Hui Weng, Jih-Ching Lien, Chang-Chi Lin, and Chen-Wen Yao …. 780

Oral Infection of Culicoides sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) by Vesicular Stomatitis Virus.
Richard A. Nunamaker, Adalberto A. Peréz De León, Corey L. Campbell, and Scott M. Lonning …. 784