Otra especie nueva de mosquito proveniente de los trópicos se ha encontrado en Florida y ahora reside, permanentemente, en al menos tres de sus condados. Los científicos están preocupados por el aumento de especies nuevas de mosquitos que ... READ MORE
Another new mosquito species has made its way across the tropics into Florida, making a permanent home in at least three counties. Scientists are concerned because of the rate of new mosquitoes arriving in Florida and the potential for them ... READ MORE
The brown basilisk, a nonnative lizard, is gaining ground across South Florida, and University of Florida scientists need more data to determine its status and potential impacts.
Wildlife specialists with the UF Institute of Food and ... READ MORE
An arbovirus...? What's that?
West Nile virus is one of many arboviruses in Florida. "Arbovirus" may sound like it must be related to the Latin word for tree: arbor. So it might seem like it should mean a virus that infects trees. In fact, ... READ MORE
Florida has three times as many nonnative established lizards as native ones.
Among Florida’s approximately 50 species of nonnative lizards is the brown basilisk, a species now thriving in south and central Florida.
In a new peer-reviewed ... READ MORE
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