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UF/IFAS study finds mosquitoes bite manatees, making them vulnerable to mosquito-borne diseases


August 24, 2020

ST. LUCIE COUNTY, Fla - Mosquito-borne viruses like West Nile and Eastern equine encephalitis pose a threat not only to humans, but also other animals. These viruses have caused disease and fatalities in birds, horses and wildlife. Captive orcas ... READ MORE

Category: Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Aedes, Anopheles, Culex, Florida Medical Entomology Lab, Lawrence Reeves, Mosquito, Mosquito Research, Research, SFYL HOT TOPIC, UF IFAS News, West Nile Virus

UF/IFAS expert: Female mosquitoes become savvy about other-species suitors


February 28, 2013

Cutline at bottom. Click here for high-res image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Talk about meeting Mr. Wrong. Female yellow fever mosquitoes sometimes contend with the courtship and mating efforts of males from another, competing species – the ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Aedes, Asian Tiger Mosquito, Dengue, Entomology And Nematology, FMEL, Lounibos, Mosquito, Satyrization, Vero Beach, Yellow Fever Mosquito

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