American Journal of Entomology

Volume 8, Issue 1, March 2024

  • Research Article

    Mapping Ae. aegypti Bird Bath Habitats for Implementing "Seek and Destroy" Larval Source Management in Hillsborough County, FL. USA

    Kristen Keana Ritchie*, Ricardo Lzurieta, Ismael Hoare, Namit Choudhari, Kayleigh Murray, Brooke Yost, David Fiess, Paolo Pecora, Anthony Masys, Jesse Casanova, Benjamin George Jacob

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, April 2024
    Pages: 1-17
    Received: 24 October 2023
    Accepted: 11 December 2023
    Published: 11 January 2024
    Abstract: Bird baths pose a threat to human life as they are the perfect foci for Aedes aegypti Linnaeus, a mosquito that can spread chikungunya, Zika fever, Rift Valley fever, Mayaro, Yellow fever, and dengue under the right temperature and precipitation conditions. The vector lays its eggs in containers with standing water, which later emerge as blood-feed... Show More