Journal of Medical Entomology Volume 35 Number 3, May 1998



Survival and Development of the Different Life Stages of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) Held within Four Habitats on Long Point, Ontario, Canada.
L. Robbin Lindsay, Ian K. Barker, Gordon A. Surgeoner, Scott A. McEwen, Terry J. Gillespie, and Edward M. Addison . . . . 189

Failure to Predict Abundance of Saltmarsh Mosquitoes Aedes sollicitans and A. taeniorhynchus (Diptera: Culicidae) by Using Variables of Tide and Weather.
Marilyn Carol Ailes . . . . 200

Forensic Use of Megaselia abdita and M. scalaris (Phoridae: Diptera): Case Studies, Development Rates, and Egg Structure.
Bernard Greenberg and Jeffrey D. Wells . . . . 205

Effect of Maternal Age on Offspring Quality in Tsetse (Diptera: Glossinidae).
G. S. McIntyre and R. H. Gooding . . . . 210

Carboxypeptidase B in Anopheles gambiae (Diptera: Culicidae): Effects of Abdominal Distention and Blood Ingestion.
L. A. Moskalyk . . . . 216

Midgut Bacteria in Anopheles gambiae and An. funestus (Diptera: Culicidae) from Kenya and Mali.
Susanne C. Straif, Charles N. M. Mbogo, Abdoulaye M. Toure, Edward D. Walker, Michael Kaufman, Yeya T. Toure, and John C. Beier . . . . 222

Isolation of Tick-Borne Encephalitis Virus from Ixodes ovatus (Acari: Ixodidae) in Japan.
Tsutomu Takeda, Takuya Ito, Misako Chiba, Kenichi Takahashi, Tadashi Niioka, and Ikuo Takashima . . . . 227

Phylogeny of Species of Triatoma (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) Based on Mitochondrial DNA Sequences.
Beatriz A. Garca and Jeffrey R. Powell . . . . 232

Response of Male Culicoides variipennis sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) to Carbon Dioxide and Observations of Mating Behavior on and Near Cattle.
Alec C. Gerry and Bradley A. Mullens . . . . 239

Comparison of Bait Cattle and Carbon Dioxide-Baited Suction Traps for Collecting Culicoides variipennis sonorensis (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) and Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae).
Bradley A. Mullens and Alec C. Gerry . . . . 245

Resistance to Organophosphorus and Pyrethroid Insecticides in Culex pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae) from Tunisia.
H. Ben Cheikh, Z. Ben Ali-Haouas, M. Marquine, and N. Pasteur . . . . 251

Mosquito Feeding-Induced Enhancement of Cache Valley Virus (Bunyaviridae) Infection in Mice.
John F. Edwards, Stephen Higgs, and Barry J. Beaty . . . . 261

Host Grooming Efficiency for Regulation of Cat Flea (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae) Populations.
Nancy C. Hinkle, Philip G. Koehler, and Richard S. Patterson . . . . 266

Participation of Birds (Aves) in the Emergence of Lyme Disease in Southern Maine.
Peter W. Rand, Eleanor H. Lacombe, Robert P. Smith, Jr., and June Ficker . . . . 270

DNA Sequence Variation in Dermacentor hunteri and Estimated Phylogenies of Dermacentor spp. (Acari: Ixodidae) in the New World.
Paul R. Crosbie, Walter M. Boyce, and Timothy C. Rodwell . . . . 277

Characterization of Modulation of Western Equine Encephalomyelitis Virus by Culex tarsalis (Diptera: Culicidae) Maintained at 32[deg]C Following Parenteral Infection.
Laura D. Kramer, James L. Hardy, and Sally B. Presser . . . . 289

Multiple Isolations of Eastern Equine Encephalitis and Highlands J Viruses from Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) During a 1996 Epizootic in Southeastern Connecticut.
Theodore G. Andreadis, John F. Anderson, and Shirley J. Tirrell-Peck . . . . 296

Habitat Dependence of a Parasite-Host Relationship: Flea (Siphonaptera) Assemblages in Two Gerbil Species of the Negev Desert.
B. Krasnov, G. Shenbrot, I. Khokhlova, S. Medvedev, and V. Vatschenok . . . . 303

Effects of Preservation Methods, Parasites, and Gut Contents of Black Flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) on Polymerase Chain Reaction Products.
D. A. Koch, G. A. Duncan, T. J. Parsons, K. P. Pruess, and T. O. Powers . . . . 314

Blood Acquisition and Processing by Three Anopheles (Diptera: Culicidae) Species with Different Innate Susceptibilities to Plasmodium falciparum.
Geoffrey M. M. Chege and John C. Beier . . . . 319

Short Communications

Searching for Lyme Disease in Colombia: a Preliminary Study on the Vector.
Salim Mattar and Gustavo Lopez Valencia . . . . 324

Method for Collecting Hypoderma spp. (Diptera: Oestridae) Larvae from Cattle.
David Reina, Francisco J. Hurtado, F. Javier Martnez-Moreno, Santiago Hernndez-Rodrguez, and Ignacio Navarrete . . . . 327

Triple Cage Olfactometer for Evaluating Mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) Attraction Responses.
K. H. Posey, D. R. Barnard, and C. E. Schreck . . . . 330

Contact Toxicity of Permethrin-Impregnated Fabric to Hyalomma anatolicum excavatum (Acari: Ixodidae): Effects of Laundering and Exposure and Recovery Times.
David J. Fryauff, Mona A. Shoukry, Hilda Y. Wassef, Greg Gray, and Carl E. Schreck . . . . 335

Mediation of Deet Repellency in Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) by Species, Age, and Parity.
Donald R. Barnard . . . . 340