Journal of Medical Entomology Volume 36 Number 4, July 1999

Volume 36 Number 4, July 1999

Rapid Communication

Vector Competence of Three Venezuelan Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) for an Epizootic IC Strain of Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis Virus.
Michael J. Turell….407


Bite Transmission of Vesicular Stomatitis Virus (New Jersey Serotype) to Laboratory Mice by Simulium vittatum (Diptera: Simuliidae).
Daniel G. Mead, C. John Mar, and Frank B. Ramberg….410

Comparison of Methods for Introducing and Producing Artificial Infection of Ixodid Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) with Ehrlichia chaffeensis.
Yigal Rechav, Michael Zyzak, Laura J. Fielden, and James E. Childs….414

Necrophilous Insect Succession on Rabbit Carrion in Sand Dune Habitats in Northern France.
Benoit Bourel, Luck Martin-Bouyer, Valery Hedouin, Jean-Charles Cailliez, Dominique Derout, and Didier Gosset….420

Morphological and Cytochemical Characterization of Female Anopheles albimanus (Diptera: Culicidae) Hemocytes.
Salvador Hernandez, Humberto Lanz, Mario H. Rodriguez, Jorge A. Torres, Adolfo Martinez-Palomo, and Victor Tsutsumi….426

Gonotrophic Development in Oestrus ovis (Diptera: Oestridae).
R. Cepeda-Palacios and P. J. Scholl….435

Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae): an Experimental and Natural Host of Dirofilaria immitis (Filarioidea: Onchocercidae) in Florida, U.S.A.
J. K. Nayar and J. W. Knight….441

Occurrence of Orientia tsutsugamushi in Chiggers (Acari: Trombiculidae) and Small Animals in an Orchard Near Bangkok, Thailand.
Stephen P. Frances, Pochaman Watcharapichat, Duangporn Phulsuksombati, and Panita Tanskul….449

Scanning Electron Microscopy of Human Head Louse (Anoplura: Pediculidae) Egg and its Clinical Ramifications.
C. N. Burkhart, C. G. Burkhart, W. T. Gunning, and J. Arbogast….454

Fluctuating Hydrating and Dehydrating Relative Humidities Effects on the Life Cycle of Dermatophagoides farinae (Acari: Pyroglyphidae).
Larry G. Arlian, Jacqueline S. Neal, and Diann L. Vyszenski-Moher….457

Sugar Meal Composition of Five North Central Florida Mosquito Species (Diptera: Culicidae) as Determined by Gas Chromatography.
Douglas A. Burkett, Daniel L. Kline, and David A. Carlson….462

Mosquito Fauna in Water-Holding Containers with Emphasis on Dengue Vectors (Diptera: Culicidae) in Chungho, Taipei County, Taiwan.
Hwa-Jen Teng, Yen-Li Wu, and Ting-Hsiang Lin….468

Culex (Acallyntrum) miyagii (Diptera: Culicidae): New Species from Seram Island, Indonesia, with Keys to the Species of the Subgenus.
Motoyoshi Mogi and Takako Toma….473

Ectoparasites of Brazilian Free-Tailed Bats with Emphasis on Anatomical Site Preferences for Chiroptonyssus robustipes (Acari: Macronyssidae).
Ronald E. Spears, Lance A. Durden, and Daniel V. Hagan….481

Mode of Action of Lufenuron in Adult Ctenocephalides felis (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae).
Susan R. Dean, Roger W. Meola, Shirlee M. Meola, Helga Sittertz-Bhatkar, and Rudolf Schenker….486

Sensilla of the Antennae and Maxillary Palps of Culicoides hollensis and C. melleus (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae).
Daniel L. Kline and Richard C. Axtell….493

Attraction of Culex pipiens pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae) to Flower Volatiles.
Daniel J. Mauer and Wayne A. Rowley….503

Vector Competence of Aedes notoscriptus (Diptera: Culicidae) for Barmah Forest Virus and of this Species and Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) for Dengue 1-4 Viruses in Queensland, Australia.
Tonya M. Watson and Brian H. Kay….508

Spatial and Temporal Analysis of Ross River Virus Disease Patterns at Maroochy Shire, Australia: Association Between Human Morbidity and Mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) Abundance.
P. A. Ryan, K.-A. Do, and B. H. Kay….515


Mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) Host Compatibility and Vector Competency for the Human Myositic Parasite Trachipleistophora hominis (Phylum Microspora).
Earl Weidner, Elizabeth U. Canning, C. Roxanne Rutledge, and C. Lamar Meek….522

Squalene: A Naturally Abundant Mammalian Skin Secretion and Long Distance Tick-Attractant (Acari: Ixodidae).
Jay A. Yoder, Benjamin W. Stevens, and Kelly C. Crouch….526

Histochemical Analysis of the Nit of Pediculus humanus capitis (Anoplura: Pediculidae).
C. N. Burkhart, J. Arbogast, P. Smythe, and C. G. Burkhart….530