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Abstract

The mosquito fauna of a coastal area of Santa Catarina state, Brazil (Baixada do Maciambu), was assessed, and possible mosquito larval habitats were mapped. Five new species records for the state are presented, two of which also are new genera records. From the 24 recognized species present in the...

Authors
Ferreira-De-Freitas, V.; França, R. M.; Bartholomay, L. C.; Marcondes, C. B.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2017, 54, 2, pp 368-376
Abstract

The aim of the present study was to compare three different collecting methods, namely, baited traps, active capture with hand net, and Malaise traps, to establish which method is more appropriate for sampling different Calyptratae guilds inhabiting temperate forests of South America. Specifically,...

Authors
Olea, M. S.; Patitucci, L. D.; Mariluis, J. C.; Alderete, M.; Mulieri, P. R.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2017, 54, 2, pp 349-361
Abstract

Zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis (ZCL) is a prevalent vector-borne disease in the Golestan province of Iran, with Phlebotomus papatasi (Scopoli, 1786) serving as the main vector. The aim of this study was to model the probability of presence of this species in the study area, and to determine the...

Authors
Sofizadeh, A.; Rassi, Y.; Vatandoost, H.; Hanafi-Bojd, A. A.; Mollalo, A.; Rafizadeh, S.; Akhavan, A. A.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2017, 54, 2, pp 312-320
Event

11 September 2017 - Vienna

Venue
Vienna
Country
Austria
Contact Details
Commission for Interdisciplinary Ecological Studies (KIOES), Austrian Academy of Sciences (OEAW) Dr. Ignaz Seipel-Platz, 1010 Vienna
Tel
+43 1 51581 3200
News Article

A new global analysis of habitat loss in forests and subsequent wildlife extinction risk has found that species that are most vulnerable, live in...

Date
July 2017
Authors
Stephanie Cole
Miscellaneous

A new distribution map is provided for Macrohomotoma gladiata Kuwayama. Hemiptera: Homotomidae. Hosts: Ficus spp. Information is given on the geographical distribution in Europe (France, Italy, Mainland Italy, Sicily, Spain, Balearic Islands, Canary Islands and Mainland Spain), Asia (China, Hong...

Publisher
CABI
Publication
Distribution Maps of Plant Pests, 2017, No.June, pp Map 814
CAB ReviewFull Text

Variants of Indigenous forest management reflect distinct historical and political-economic contexts. Indigenous forest management was largely unrecorded in the colonial period and, in the present, can range from industrial to ecosystem-based forest management, autonomous management and rentier...

Date
May 2017
Subjects
forest management; forest policy; forests; indigenous people; land use; non-wood forest products; tenure systems; wood products
Authors
Bulkan, J.
AbstractFull Text

Objective: Flora characteristics of vines in Betul alnoides plantation in Daqingshan were studied in order to provide reference for the research of vines in plantation forests. Method: Species composition, life forms, climbing styles, geographic distribution of wild vine resources in Daqingshan...

Authors
Liu ShiLing; Yang BaoGuo; Jia HongYan; Pang ShengJiang; Zhang Pei; Huang BoHua
Publisher
Guangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Publication
Journal of Southern Agriculture, 2017, 48, 5, pp 861-865

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