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Mouthpart morphology and feeding behavior of biting midges larvae (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae).
Biting midges were caught from April 2007 through May 2008 by using 89 black light traps (BG-Sentinel Trap; Biogents, Regensburg, Germany) distributed mostly in the German BT restriction zone of January 2007 (Figure 1).
BTV is transmitted between its ruminant hosts almost exclusively through the bites of the females of vector species of the Culicoides biting midge (31).
Thus, the obtained results prove the efficiency of the bacterial product in the regulation of the number of larvae of biting midges.
Topics covered range from scorpions, spiders, ants, and bees to mites, ticks, lice, bed bugs, sand flies, biting midges, mosquitoes, and horseflies.
Hemorrhagic disease is transmitted through biting midges, and outbreaks tend to be highest during periods of hot, dry weather when whitetails and midges concentrate around water sources.
The homogeneous disruption of individual small arthropod vectors of zoonotic diseases such as biting midges (Diptera), fleas (Siphonaptera), or ticks (Ixodida) is typically done manually with pestles in microcentrifuge tubes, or with Dounce tissue grinders (1-3).
And it is, but it's related to the density of the biting midges rather than deer.
The Institute for Animal Health (IAH) this week warned the virus, which is spread by biting midges, is likely to spread further north and west this year - even as far as Wales and Scotland.
The genera and subgenera (excluding Culicoides) of the Afrotropical biting midges (Diptera: Cerratopogonidae).
Nearly 230 species of biting midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) have been recorded or described from Argentina (Spinelli 1998, Spinelli & Wirth 1993, Ronderos & Spinelli 2002, Borkent & Spinelli 2007).