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Author(s)
Williams, R. E.
Publisher
American Society of Agricultural Engineers (ASAE), St Joseph, MI, USA
Citation
Versatility of wetlands in the agricultural landscape: Hyatt Regency, Tampa, Florida, USA 17-20 September, 1995., 1995, pp 627-633
Abstract

Culicoides variipennis, the only proven vector of bluetongue virus (BLU) in the western hemisphere, was evaluated as a vector of bluetongue virus serotype 2 (BLU 2). This serotype was isolated from sentinel cattle in south Florida at a site devoid of C. variipennis. C. variipennis readily fed on a...

Author(s)
Tanya, V. N.; Greiner, E. C.; Shroyer, D. A.; Gibbs, E. P. J.
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 1993, 30, 1, pp 204-208
Abstract

The guttatus group of the genus Culicoides, subgenus Hoffmania, is comprised in the Neotropical Region of 30 species, of which the following 7 species are described as new (by Spinelli): C. brownei sp. nov. from Colombia; C. davidi sp. nov. from Colombia and Trinidad; C. diffusus sp. nov. from...

Author(s)
Spinelli, G. R.; Greiner, E. C.; Wirth, W. W.
Publisher
Associated Publishers, Gainesville, Florida, USA
Citation
Contributions of the American Entomological Institute, 1993, 27, 3, pp 91 pp.
Abstract

Bivens Arm virus (BAV) is a newly discovered rhabdovirus infecting cattle and water buffalo in Florida. The virus is classified as a member of Tibrogargan group, members of which have hitherto been found only in Australasia. They are considered to be transmitted by Culicoides species. Bivens Arm...

Author(s)
Tuekam, T.; Greiner, E. C.; Gibbs, E. P. J.
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 1991, 28, 2, pp 121-127
Abstract

The species composition and seasonal prevalence of Culicoides spp. associated with cattle at 5 sites in peninsular Florida were studied in 1980-82. Light-trap catches indicated that C. insignis predominated at 3 of the sites and C. variipennis (the only proven vector of bluetongue virus to cattle...

Author(s)
Kramer, W. L.; Greiner, E. C.; Gibbs, E. P. J.
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 1985, 22, 2, pp 153-162
Abstract

A study of the epidemiology of bluetongue (BLU) in Florida, USA, was initiated in 1979 with the determination of the species of Culicoides biologically transmitting BLU viruses in Florida as a major objective. This paper summarizes the progress. Current knowledge of adult and immature stages...

Author(s)
Kline, D. L.; Greiner, E. C.
Publisher
CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, Florida, USA
Citation
Bluetongue, African horse sickness, and related orbiviruses: Proceedings of the Second International Symposium., 1992, pp 297-305
Abstract

During field studies in 1981 on the transmission of bluetongue viruses in ruminants in Florida, a virus was isolated from Culicoides insignis collected near water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) recently imported from Trinidad. Electron microscopy showed that this isolate, for which the name Bivens Arm...

Author(s)
Gibbs, E. P. J.; Calisher, C. H.; Tesh, R. B.; Lazuick, J. S.; Bowen, R.; Greiner, E. C.
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 1989, 19, 2, pp 141-150
Abstract

Nearly all of the Culicoides adults caught in light traps on a cattle feedlot in southern Florida in 1980-82 were C. insignis. Males and nulliparous females were present in all collections except those made during the exceptionally cold winter months of 1982. The mean number of eggs per egg batch...

Author(s)
Kramer, W. L.; Greiner, E. C.; Gibbs, E. P. J.
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 1985, 22, 2, pp 163-169
Abstract

Research in progress in Florida since 1979 and the Caribbean Region since 1981 on bluetongue virus in cattle, sheep and goats is described. Twenty-two species of Culicoides that were taken in light traps located near ruminant herds in Florida, Puerto Rico, St. Croix and Barbados are listed, with an ...

Author(s)
Gibbs, E. P. J.; Greiner, E. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Biomedical, New York, USA
Citation
Double-stranded RNA viruses. Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Double-Stranded RNA Viruses, held October 5-10, 1982, at Frenchman's Reef, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, 1983, pp 375-382
Abstract

The frequency and persistence of maintenance movements and the frequency of anti-insect movements of the little blue heron (Florida caerulea), Louisiana heron (Hydranassa tricolor), white ibis (Eudocimus albus), cattle egret (Bubulcus ibis), snowy egret (Egretta thula) and black-crowned night heron ...

Author(s)
Maxwell, G. R., II; Kale, H. W., II
Citation
Condor, 1977, 79, 1, pp 51-55

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