Journal of Medical Entomology Volume 35, Number 4, July 1998



In Memoriam: Robert Traub . . . . 344

Robert Traub (1916-1996)
Lance A. Durden, Richard G. Robbins, Abdu F. Azad, Cluff E. Hopla, Phyllis T. Johnson, and Miriam Rothschild . . . . 346

Robert Traub (1916-1996): A Bibliography
Lance A. Durden and Richard G. Robbins . . . . 354

Larvae of the Genus Notiopsylla (Siphonaptera: Pygiopsyllidae) with a Key to Their Identification.
Robert L. C. Pilgrim . . . . 362

Resume of the Siphonaptera (Insecta) of the World.
Robert E. Lewis . . . . 377

Systematic Review of the Genus Acropsylla Rothschild, 1911 (Siphonaptera: Leptopsyllidae) with Notes on Certain Fleas from Northern Thailand.
Michael W. Hastriter, Panita Tanskul, and Kenneth J. Linthicum . . . . 390

Description of Songshupsylla, a New Subgenus of Macrostylophora (Siphonaptera: Ceratophyllidae), With a Discussion of Its Species Groups.
Kuei-Chen Li and Robert Traub . . . . 396

New Species of Orchopeas, Jordan, 1933 From the Midwestern United States (Siphonaptera: Ceratophyllidae).
Robert E. Lewis . . . . 399

Quantitation of Cat Immunoglobulins in the Hemolymph of Cat Fleas (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae) After Feeding on Blood.
Jefferson A. Vaughan, Rex E. Thomas, Gary M. Silver, Nancy Wisnewski, and Abdu F. Azad . . . . 404
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Molecular Identification of Rickettsia typhi and R. felis in Co-Infected Ctenocephalides felis (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae).
Bruce H. Noden, Suzana Radulovic, James A. Higgins, and Abdu F. Azad . . . . 410

Review of Insecticide Resistance in Cat Fleas (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae).
Robert L. Bossard, Nancy C. Hinkle, and Michael K. Rust . . . . 415

Reproductive Status of Four Species of Fleas (Insecta: Siphonaptera) on Richardson's Ground Squirrels (Rodentia: Sciuridae) in Manitoba, Canada.
L. Robbin Lindsay and Terry D. Galloway . . . . 423

Polygenis martinezbaezi (Siphonaptera: Rhopalopsyllidae) Reared from a Rodent Nest Found in the Peloncillo Mountains of Southwestern New Mexico.
Glenn E. Haas and Nixon Wilson . . . . 431

Hybridization in North American Bird Fleas of the Genus Ceratophyllus (Siphonaptera: Ceratophyllidae).
Allen H. Benton . . . . 433

Landscape Ecology and Epidemiology of Vector-Borne Diseases: Tools for Spatial Analysis.
Uriel Kitron . . . . 435

Distribution and Abundance of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in North America: Ecological Processes and Spatial Analysis.
Mark L. Wilson . . . . 446

Control of Bacterial Infections in the Hard Tick Dermacentor variabilis (Acari: Ixodidae): Evidence for the Existence of Antimicrobial Proteins in Tick Hemolymph.
Robert Johns, Daniel E. Sonenshine, and Wayne L. Hynes . . . . 458

Vector Competence of Ixodes scapularis and Ixodes ricinus (Acari: Ixodidae) for Three Genospecies of Borrelia burgdorferi.
Marc C. Dolan, Joseph Piesman, M. Lamine Mbow, Gary O. Maupin, Olivier Pter, Michel Brossard, and William T. Golde . . . . 465

Arthropod-Borne Tularemia in Japan: Clinical Analysis of 1,374 Cases Observed Between 1924 and 1996.
Yoshiro Ohara, Tadashi Sato, and Morio Homma . . . . 471

Detection of a Spotted Fever Group Rickettsia in Amblyomma cajennense (Acari: Ixodidae) in South Texas.
Adrian N. Billings, Xue-Jie Yu, Pete D. Teel, and David H. Walker . . . . 474

Observations of the Rhythm of Detachment of Engorged Female Boophilus annulatus (Acari: Ixodidae) from Cattle.
John E. George, J. Mathews Pound, and Ronald B. Davey . . . . 479

Population Dynamics of Immature Amblyomma maculatum (Acari: Ixodidae) and Other Ectoparasites on Meadowlarks and Northern Bobwhite Quail Resident to the Coastal Prairie of Texas.
Pete D. Teel, Sidney W. Hopkins, William A. Donahue, and Otto F. Strey . . . . 483

Illustrated Key to Nymphs of the Tick Genus Amblyomma (Acari: Ixodidae) Found in the United States.
James E. Keirans and Lance A. Durden . . . . 489

Life Cycle of Ixodes minor (Acari: Ixodidae) in the Laboratory.
C. W. Banks, J. H. Oliver, Jr., J. B. Phillips, and K. L. Clark . . . . 496

Phospholipase A2 Activity in Salivary Glands and Saliva of the Lone Star Tick (Acari: Ixodidae) During Tick Feeding.
Kuichun Zhu, Alan S. Bowman, Jack W. Dillwith, and John R. Sauer . . . . 500

Characterization of an Immunosuppressant Protein from Dermacentor andersoni (Acari: Ixodidae) Salivary Glands.
Douglas K. Bergman, Rangappa N. Ramachandra, and Stephen K. Wikel . . . . 505

Impact of Controlled Burns on the Abundance of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae).
Kirby C. Stafford III, Jeffrey S. Ward, and Louis A. Magnarelli . . . . 510

Interaction of Entomopathogenic Nematodes (Steinernematidae) With Selected Species of Ixodid Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae).
Katherine M. Kocan, Marsha S. Pidherney, Edmour F. Blouin, P. L. Claypool, Michael Samish, and Itamar Glazer . . . . 514

Increasing Geographical Distribution and Density of Ixodes ricinus (Acari: Ixodidae) in Central and Northern Sweden.
Lars Tlleklint and Thomas G. T. Jaenson . . . . 521

New Genus and Species of Predaceous Mite in the Parasitic Family Macronyssidae (Acari: Mesostigmata).
F. J. Radovsky and G. W. Krantz . . . . 527

Focal Epidemic of Sarcoptid (Acarina: Sarcoptidae) Mite Infestation in an Insular Population of White-Footed Mice.
Sam R. Telford III . . . . 538

New Species of the Genus Spinturnix (Acari: Mesostigmata: Spinturnicidae) on Corynorhinus mexicanus (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae) in Central Mexico.
Juan B. Morales-Malacara and Ricardo L|fopez-W . . . . 543

New Ecology for Scrub Typhus Associated with a Focus of Antibiotic Resistance in Rice Farmers in Thailand.
Panita Tanskul, Kenneth J. Linthicum, Pochaman Watcharapichat, Duangporn Phulsuksombati, Siriporn Mungviriya, Supaporn Ratanatham, Nantavadee Suwanabun, Jetsumon Sattabongkot, and George Watt . . . . 551

Immunocytochemical Methods to Study the Distribution of Orientia tsutsugamushi in Leptotrombidium (Acari: Trombiculidae) Chiggers.
Khin S. Myint, Kenneth J. Linthicum, Panita Tanskul, Kriangkrai Lerdthusnee, David W. Vaughn, Choompun Manomuth, Duangrat Mongkolsirichaikul, Pranee Hansukjariya, and Michael W. Hastriter . . . . 556

Ecology of Aedes dorsalis (Diptera: Culicidae) in Relation to Western Equine Encephalomyelitis Virus in the Coachella Valley of California.
W. K. Reisen, H. D. Lothrop, and R. E. Chiles . . . . 561

La Crosse Virus Infection of Aedes triseriatus (Diptera: Culicidae) Ovaries Before Dissemination of Virus From the Midgut.
Laura J. Chandler, Carol D. Blair, and Barry J. Beaty . . . . 567

Isolation of La Crosse, Cache Valley, and Potosi Viruses from Aedes Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) Collected at Used-Tire Sites in Illinois During 1994-1995.
Carl J. Mitchell, Linn D. Haramis, Nick Karabatsos, Gordon C. Smith, and Valetta J. Starwalt . . . . 573

Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) Movement Influenced by Availability of Oviposition Sites.
J. D. Edman, T. W. Scott, A. Costero, A. C. Morrison, L. C. Harrington, and G. G. Clark . . . . 578

Spatially Explicit Model of Transposon-Based Genetic Drive Mechanisms for Displacing Fluctuating Populations of Anopheline Vector Mosquitoes.
A. E. Kiszewski and A. Spielman . . . . 584

Blood-Feeding Strategy of Haematobia irritans (Diptera: Muscidae).
E. W. Cupp, M. S. Cupp, J. M. C. Ribeiro, and S. E. Kunz . . . . 591

Scanning Electron Microscope Study of Mirophthirus liae (Anoplura: Mirophthiridae) and Confirmation of the Family Status of the Mirophthiridae (Phthiraptera: Anoplura).
Ta-Hsiung Chin . . . . 596

Role of Salivary Antihemostatic Components in Blood Feeding by Triatomine Bugs (Heteroptera).
Jos M. C. Ribeiro, Marcelo Schneider, Teresa Isaias, Jos Jurberg, Cleber Galvo, and Jorge A. Guimares . . . . 599

Predation on Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) by Theridion rufipes (Araneae: Theridiidae) in Puerto Rico.
Irving Fox . . . . 611

Bob Traub: an Avid Collector and Generous Collaborator.
Miriam Rothschild . . . . 614