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Abstract

The mixing of an insecticide with sugar solution creates an oral toxin or insecticidal sugar bait (ISB) useful for reducing adult insect populations. The ability of ISBs to kill the biting midge Culicoides sonorensis Wirth and Jones (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae), a vector of bluetongue virus,...

Author(s)
Snyder, D.; Cernicchiaro, N.; Allan, S. A.; Cohnstaedt, L. W.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 2016, 30, 2, pp 209-217
Abstract

The biting midge Culicoides sonorensis Wirth and Jones (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) transmits pathogens to both livestock and wildlife. Biting midge surveillance relies heavily on light traps for collection; however, little is known about the light spectra preferences of C. sonorensis midges. A light ...

Author(s)
Snyder, D.; Cernicchiaro, N.; Cohnstaedt, L. W.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 2016, 30, 1, pp 31-38