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Mosquitoes that transmit West Nile virus love to bite non-native lizards: What’s next?

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February 20, 2022

West Nile virus and St. Louis encephalitis virus circulate among wild birds via mosquitoes, occasionally spilling over to infect humans, horses and other animals.  New research finds that some of the primary vectors of West Nile and ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Culex Nigripalpus, Entomology And Nematology, Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory, Florida Mosquito COntrol Districts, Lawrence Reeves, Mosquito Research, News, St. Louis Encephalitis, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, West Nile Virus

Mosquitoes aplenty this July Fourth bring disease concerns for North Florida

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July 1, 2009

Caption at bottom. Click here for high resolution image. Caption at bottom. Click here for high resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Recent weeks of heavy rain have left conditions statewide ripe for a Fourth of July rife with mosquitoes. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Culex Nigripalpus, DEET, Eastern Equine Encaphalitis, EEE, Entomology And Nematology, Jonathan Day, Medical Entomology, Mosquitoes, Ochlerotatus Infirmatus, Picaridin, Roxanne Collelly, Virus

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