Mosquito Hostseeking Bibliography

Compiled by John VanDyk. See also the literature review.

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Acree, F., Turner, R. B., Gouck, H.K., Beroza, M., Smith, M. L-lactic Acid: A Mosquito Attractant Isolated from Humans 1968 Science 161: 1346-47
Ahmadi, Abbas, McClelland, G.A.H. Mosquito-mediated attraction of female mosquitoes to a host 1985 Physiological Entomology 10: 251-255 Blood-feeding, kairomone, pheromone
Allan, Sandra, Day, J., Edman, J.D. Visual Ecology of Biting Flies 1987 Ann. Rev. Entomol. 32: 297-316
Baker, T.C. Sex pheromone communication in the Lepidoptera: New research progress 1989 Experientia 45: 248-62 biosynthesis, neurobiology, sensory biology, orientation behavior, flight control, anemotaxis, genetics, olfaction, evolution
Baker, T.C., Haynes, K.F. Field and laboratory electroantennographic measurements of pheromone plume structure correlated with oriental fruit moth behaviour 1989 Physiological Entomology 14: 1-12 Pheromone fluctuations, upwind flight, Grapholita molesta
Barr, A. Ralph, Smith, T.A., Boreham, M.M., White, K.E., Evaluation of Some Factors Affecting the Efficiency of Light Traps in Collecting Mosquitoes 1963 J. Econ. Entomol. 56: 123-27
Bentley, C.A. Notes on Experiments to Determine the Reaction of Mosquitoes to Artificial Light 1914 Proceedings of the Third All-India Sanitary Conference held at Lucknow in January, 1914, and Resolution of the Government of India on Sanitation in India. 970-11. p. B.
Bidlingmayer, W.L. Visual Control of Mosquito Flight Paths 1980 Proc. Ann. Meeting Fla. Anti-Mosquito Assoc. 2(51): 44-47
Bidlingmayer, W.L. Mosquito flight paths in relation to the environment. Effect of vertical and horizontal visual barriers 1975 Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 68: 51-57
Bidlingmayer, W.L. Mosquito flight paths in relation to the environment. I. Illumination levels, orientation, and resting areas 1971 Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 64: 1121-31
Bidlingmayer, W.L., Hem, D.G. Mosquito flight paths in relation to the environment effect of the forest edge upon trap catches in the field 1981 Mosq. News 41: 55-59
Bidlingmayer, W.L., Hem, D.G. The range of visual attraction and the effect of competitive visual attractants upon mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) flight 1980 Bull. Ent. Res. 70: 321-342
Bidlingmayer, W.L., Hem, D.G. Mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) flight behaviour near conspicuous objects 1979 Bull. Ent. Res. 69: 691-700 With Plates VI and VII
Blaney, W.M., Schoonhoven, L.M., Simmonds, M.S.J. Sensitivity variations in insect chemoreceptors; a review 1986 Experientia 42: 13-19 feeding behavior, central regulating mechanisms, peripheral regulating mechanisms, sensory behavior
Bowen, M.F. The sensory physiology of host-seeking behavior in mosquitoes 1991 Annu. Rev. Entomol. 36: 139-58 hematophagy, orientation, attractants, olfaction, chemoreception
Bowen, M.F., Davis, E.E. The effects of allatectomy and juvenile hormone replacement on the development of host-seeking behaviour and lactic acid receptor sensitivity in the mosquito Aedes aegypti 1989 Med. Vet. Entomol. 3: 53-60
Bowen, M.F., Davis, E.E., Haggart, D.A. A behavioural and sensory analysis of host-seeking behaviour in the diapausing mosquito Culex pipiens 1988 J. Insect Physiol. 34(8): 805-813 sensory physiology
Bowen, M.F., Davis, E.E., Romo, J., Haggart, D. Lactic Acid Sensitive Receptors in the Autogenous Mosquito Aedes atropalpus J Insect Physiol.
Bowen, Mary F. Peripheral sensory responsiveness and odor-mediated behavior in adult female mosquitoes 1991 Proceedings and papers of the annual conference of the California Mosquito and Vector Control Association Sacremento, Calif.: The Association. 58: 119-120
Brady, John, Griffiths, Nigel Upwind flight responses of tsetse flies (Glossina spp.) (Diptera: Glossinidae) to acetone, octenol and phenols in nature: a video study 1993 Bulletin of Entomological Research, 83: 329-333
Brett, G.A. On the Relative Attractiveness to Aedes aegypti of Certain Coloured Cloths 1938 Trans. Roy. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg. 32: 113-124
Brown, A.W.A. Factors which attract Aedes mosquitos to humans 19,561,958 Proc. 10th Internat'l Congress of Entomol. 3: 757-763 Med. and Vet. Entomol. general papers
Brown, A.W.A. Effect of Clothing Color on Mosquito Attack on Exposed Skin J. Econ. Ent. 48(2): 130 Clothing unattractive to mosquitoes does not result in more bites to the head.
Brown, A.W.A., Carmichael, A.G. Lysine and Alanine as Mosquito Attractants 1961 J. Econ. Entomol. 54: 317-324
Brown, Anthony W.A., PhD Tha Attraction of Mosquitoes to Hosts
Brown, Mark R., Klowden, M.J., Crim, J.W., Young,L.,Shrouder, L.A., Lea, A.O. Endogenous Regulation of Mosquito Host-seeking Behavior by a Neuropeptide J. Insect Physiol.
Browne, Shelley M., Bennett, G.F. Response of Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) to Visual Stimuli 1981 J. Med. Entomol. 18(6): 505-521
Burgess, L. Probing behaviours of Aedes aegypti (L.) in response to heat and moisture 1959 Nature 184: 1968-1969
Carroll, M. K. Methoprene briquets as an attractant for gravid Aedes aegypti (L.) 1979 Mosq. News 39: 680-81 black jars with water vs. water + methoprene: w + m attractive (p>.001) for ovipositing Aedes aegypti
Childress, Steven A., McIver, S.B. Morphology of the deutocerebrum of female Aedes aegypti (Diptera: culicidae) 1984 Can. J. Zool. 62: 1320-29
Christensen, Thomas A., Hildebrand, J.G. Frequency coding by central olfactory neurons in the sphinx moth Manduca sexta 1988 Chemical Senses 13(1): 123-130
Collins, R.D., Gargesh, A.D., Maltby, A.D., Roggero, M.K., Tourtellot, M.K., Bell, W.J. Innate control of local behaviour in the housr fly, Musca domestica 1994 Phys. Entomol. 19(165-172)
Colvin, John, Brady, J., Gibson, G. Visually-guided, upwind turning behaviour of free-flying tsetse flies in odour-laden wind: a wind-tunnel study 1989 Physiological Entomology 14: 31-39 Glossina, anemotaxis, flight orientation, host-finding
Corbet, Philip S. Diel patterns of mosquito activity in a high arctic locality: Hazen Camp, Ellesmere Island, N.W.T. 1966 The Can. Entomol. 98: 1238-1251
Davis, E.E. Identification of Antennal Chemoreceptors of the Mosquito, Aedes aegypti: a Correction 1974 Experientia 30: 1282-83 A2-M sensillum = A3 sensillum
Davis, E.E., Haggart, D.A., Bowen, M.F. Receptors mediating host-seeking behaviour in mosquitoes and their regulation by endogenous hormones 1987 Insect Sci. Applic. 8: 637-641 olfactory receptors
Davis, E.E., Takahashi, F.T. Humoral alteration of chemoreceptor sensitivity in the mosquito 1980 Olfaction and Taste VII Proc. of the 7th Internat'l Symposium on Olfaction and Taste and of the 4th Congress of the European Chemoreceptors Research Org. pp. 139-142
Davis, Edward E. Insect repellents: Concepts of their mode of action relative to potential sensory mechanisms in mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) 1985 J. Med. Entomol. 22(3): 237-243
Davis, Edward E. Structure—response relationship of the lactic acid-excited neurones in the antennal grooved-peg sensilla of the mosquito Aedes aegypti 1988 J. Insect Physiol. 34(6): 443-449 olfaction, receptor specificity, receptor sensitivity, mechanisms
Davis, Edward E. Development of lactic acid-receptor sensitivity and host-seeking behaviour in newly emerged female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes 1984 J. Insect Physiol. 30(3): 211-215
Davis, Edward E. Regulation of sensitivity in the peripheral chemoreceptor systems for host-seeking behaviour by a haemolymph-borne factor in Aedes aegypti 1984 J. Insect Physiol. 30(2): 179-183 hormones
Davis, Edward E., Sokolove, P. G. Temperature Responses of Antennal Receptors of the Mosquito, Aedes aegypti 1975 J. Comp. Physiol. 96: 223-36
Davis, Elward E., Sokolove, P.G. Lactic Acid-sensitive Receptors on the Antennae of the Mosquito, Aedes aegypti 1976 J. Comp. Physiol. 105: 43-54
Daykin, P.N., Kellogg, F.E., Wright, R.H. Host-Finding and Repulsion of Aedes aegypti 1965 The Canadian Entomologist 97: 239-263
De Jong, R. and B.G.J. Knols Selection of biting sites on man by two malaria mosquito species 1995 Experientia 51:80-84 An. atroparvus attracted to breath, lands on head. Random biting distribution when breath removed. An. gambiae lands on feet, probably due to bacterial foot odor. Preference lost when feet washed.
Duhrkopf, R.E. and W.K. Hartberg Differences in Male Mating Response and Female Flight Sounds in Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) 1992 J. Med. Entomol. 29(5): 796-801
Edman, John D. Orientation of some Florida mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) toward small vertebrates and carbon dioxide in the field 1979 J. Med. Entomol. 15(3): 292-296
Eiras, A.E., Jepson, P.C. Responses of female Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) to host odours and convection currents using an olfactometer bioassay 1994 Bull. Entomol. Res. 84: 207-211
Eiras, Alvaro E., Jepson, P.C. Host location by Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae): a wind tunnel study of chemical cues 1991 Bulletin of Entomological Research 81(2): 151-160
Fay, R.W. and W.H. Prince A Modified Visual Trap for Aedes aegypti 1970 Mosq. News 30(1): 20-23
Feinsod, Fred M., Spielman, A. An olfactometer for measuring host-seeking behavior of female Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) 1979 J. Med. Entomol. 15(3): 282-285
Friend, W.G., Smith, J.J.B. Factors affecting feeding by bloodsucking insects 1977 Ann Rev. Entomol. 22: 309-31
Gibson, Gabriella, Brady, J. Flight behaviour of tsetse flies in host odour plumes: the initial response to leaving or entering odour 1988 Phsiological Entomology 13: 29-42 Glossina, anemotaxis, chemotaxis, orientation, host-finding
Gibson, Gabriella, Packer, M.J., Steullet, P., Brady, J. Orientation of tsetse flies to wind, within and outside host odour plumes in the field 1991 Physiological Entomology 16: 47-56
Gilbert, I.H., Gouck, H.K. Influence of Surface Color on Mosquito Landing Rates 1957 J. Econ. Entomol. 50(5): 678-680
Gillett, J.D. Out for blood: Flight orientation up-wind in the absence of visual clues 1979 Mosquito News 39(2): 221-29
Gillies, M.T. The role of carbon dioxide in host-finding by mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae): a review 1980 Bull. Entomol. Res. 70: 525-532
Gillies, M.T., Wilkes, T.J. The range of attraction of birds as baits for some West African mosquitoes (Diptera, Culicadae) 1974 Bull. Ent. Res. 63: 573-581
Gillies, M.T., Wilkes, T.J. Responses of host-seeking Mansonia and Anopheles mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in west Africa to visual features of a target 1982 J. Med. Entomol. 19: 68-71
Gjullin, C.M. Effect of Clothing Color on the Rate of Attack of Aedes Mosquitoes 1947 J. Econ. Entom. 40: 326-27 black < blue < red < tan < green < yellow < white for Aedes.
Griffiths, N., Paynter, Q. and J. Brady Rates of progress up odour plumes by tsetse flies: a mark-release video study of the timing of odour source location by Glossina pallidipes 1995 Physiol. Entomol. 20:100-108
Hare, J. Daniel, Luck, R.F. Environmental variation in physical and chemical cues used by the parasitic wasp, Aphytis melinus, for host recognition 1994 Entomol. exp. appl. 72: 97-108
Haskell, P.T. Flight Behaviour 1966 Symp. Roy. Entomol. Soc. Lond. 3: 29-45
Hecht, Otto, Hernandez-Corzo, J. On the visual orientation of mosquitoes in their search of resting places 1963 Ent. exp. & appl. 6: 63-74
Hocking, Brian Blood-sucking Behavior of Terrestrial Arthropods Annu. Rev. Entomol. 16: 1-26
Holmes, S.J. The Reactions of Mosquitoes to Light in Different Periods of their Life History 1911 J. Anim. Behav. 12: 29-32
Homberg, Uwe, Christensen, T.A., Hildebrand, J.G. Structure and function of the deutocerebrum in insects 1989 Ann. Rev. Entomol. 34: 477-501
Howlett, F.M., B.A., F.E.S. The Influence of Temperature Upon the Biting of Mosquitoes 1910 Parasitology 3: 479-484
Ismail, I.A.H. Comparative Study of Sense Organs in the Antennae of Culicine and Anopheline Female Mosquitoes 1964 Acta Trop. 21: 155-68
Jones, Jack Colvard, Madhukar, B.V. Effects of sucrose on blood avidity in mosquitoes 1976 J. Insect Physiol. 22: 357-360
Jones, M.D.R. Persistence in continuous light of a circadian rhythm in the mosquito Culex pipiens fatigans Wied. 1976 Nature 261: 491-92
Jones, M.D.R. Coupled oscillators controlling circadian flight activity in the mosquito, Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus 1982 Physiol. Entomol. 7: 281-89
Jones, M.D.R., Gubbins, S.J. Modification of circadian flight activity in the mosquito Anopheles gambiae after insemination 1977 Nature 268: 731-732
Kalmus, H., Hocking, B. Behaviour of Aedes mosquitos in relation to blood-feeding and repellents 1960 Ent. exp. & appl. 3: 1-26
Kellogg, F.E. Water vapour and carbon dioxide receptors in Aedes aegypti 1970 J. Insect Physiol. 16: 99-108
Kellogg, F.E., Wright, R.H. The Guidance of Flying Insects. V. Mosquito Attraction 1962 The Canadian Entomologist 94(10): 1009-1016
Kellogg, F.E., Wright, R.H. The Guidance of Flying Insects 1962 The Canadian Entomologist 94(10): 1009-1016
Kellogg, F.E., Wright, R.H. The Olfactory Guidance of Flying Insects. III. A Technique for Observing and Recording Flight Paths 1962 The Canadian Entomologist 94: 486-493
Kennedy, John S., M.Sc., Ph.D. The Visual Responses of Flying Mosquitoes Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. Ser. A 109: 221-42
Kettle, D.S. The biting habits of Culicoides furens (Poey) and C. barbosai Wirth & Blanton. II. Effect of meteorological conditions 1968 Bull. ent. Res. 59: 241-258
Khan, A.A. and H.I. Maibach Quantitation of Effect of Several Stimuli on Landing and Probing by Aedes aegypti J. Econ. Entom. 59: 902-905
Khan, A.A. and H.I. Maibach A Study of the Probing Response of Aedes aegypti 1. Effect of Nutrition on Probing 1970 J. Econ. Entom. 63: 974-975 Discrimination between real and artificial targets is lost as mosq become water-starve
Khan, A.A. and H.I. Maibach A Study of the Probing Response of Aedes aegypti III. Effect of Oviposition on Probing 1970 J. Econ. Entom. 63: 2009 Probing starts 6 h after the beginning of oviposition
Khan, A.A. and H.I. Maibach A Study of the Probing Response of Aedes aegypti. 4. Effect of Dry and Moist Heat on Probing 1971 J. Econ. Entom. 64: 442-443 Maximum probing response at 34-36°C
Khan, A.A., H.I. Maibach, W.G. Strauss and J.L. Fisher Increased Attractiveness of Man to Mosquitoes with Induced Eccrine Sweating 1969 Nature 223:859-860 eccrine sweating decreases probing time 50 for Ae. aegypti
Khan, A.A., Maibach, H.I. A Study of the Probing Response of Aedes aegypti. 2. Effect of Desiccation and Blood Feeding on Probing to Skin and An Artificial Target 1971 J. Econ. Entom. 64(2): 439-442
Khan, A.A., Maibach, H.I., Strauss, W.G. Gross Variations in the Response to Man Among Yellow-Fever Mosquito Populations in the Laboratory 1969 J. Econ. Entomol. 62: 96-98
Khan, A.A., Maibach, H.I., Strauss W.J. Response of the Yellow-Fever Mosquito to Varying Areas of Human Skin J. Econ. Entom. 61: 555-557
Khan, A.A., Maibach, H.I., Strauss, W.J., Fenley W.R. Quantitation of Effect of Several Stimuli on the Approach of Aedes aegypti J. Econ Entom. 59: 690-694
Khan, A.A., Strauss, W.J., Maibach, H.I., Fenley W.R. Comparison of the Attractiveness of the Human Palm and Other Stimuli to the Yellow-Fever Mosquito J. Econ. Entom. 60: 318-320
Khan, Abdul A., Maibach, H.I., Strauss, W.G., Fenley, W.R. Screening Humans for Degrees of Attractiveness to Mosquitoes 1965 J. Econ. Entomol. 58: 694-697
Kline, D.L., Takken, W., Wood, J.R., Carlson, D.A. Field studies on the potential of butanone, carbon dioxide, honey extract, 1-octen-3-ol, L-lactic acid and phenols as attractants for mosquitoes 1990 Med. Vet. Entomol. 4: 383-391 octenol, synergism, Culicoides furens, Diachlorus ferrugatus
Klowden, M.J. The endogenous regulation of mosquito reproductive behavior 1990 Experientia 46(7): 660-670 Aedes aegypti, host-seeking, pre-oviposition, olfactometer, endocrinology
Klowden, Marc J. Factors Influencing Multiple Host Contacts by Mosquitoes During a Single Gonotrophic Cycle 1988 Miscillaneous Publications of the Entomological Society of America 68: 29-36
Klowden, Marc J. and Arden O. Lea Blood Meal Size as a Factor Affecting Continued Host-Seeking by Aedes aegypti (L.) 1978 Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 27(4): 827-831
Klowden, Marc J., Blackmer, J.L., Chambers, G.M. Effects of larval nutrition on the host-seeking behavior of adult Aedes aegypti mosquitoes 1988 J. Am. Mosq. Control Assoc. 4(1): 73-75
Klowden, Marc J., Davis, E.E., Bowen, M.F. Role of the fat body in the regulation of host-seeking behaviour in the mosquito, Aedes aegypti 1987 J. Insect Physiol. 33(9): 643-646 sensory receptors
Kuthiala, A., Gupta, Raj K., Davis, E.E. Effect of the Repellent Deet on the Antennal Chemoreceptors for Oviposition in Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) 1992 Entomol Soc. of America. 29: 639-643
Lavoipierra, M.M.J. Biting behaviour of mated and unmated females of an African strain of Aedes aegypti 1958 Nature 181: 1781-1782
Lockwood, Lewis B., Yoder, D.E., Zienty, M. Chemistry and enzymology of lactate isomers: Lactic acid 1965 Ann. NY Acad. Sci. 119: 854-67
Lumsden, W.H.R. Periodicity of biting behaviour of some African mosquitoes 19,561,958 Proc. 10th Internat'l Congress of Entomol. 3: 785-789 Med. and Vet. Entomol. general papers
Lumsden, W.H.R. Observations on the Effect of Microclimate on biting by Aedes aegypti (L.) (Dipt., Culicid.) 1947 J. Exp. Biol. 24: 361-373
Mafra-Neto, Agenor, Carde, R.T. Fine-scale structure of pheromone plumes modulates upwind orientation of flying moths 1994 Nature 369: 142-144
Maibach, H.I., A.A. Khan and W.G. Strauss Attraction of Humans of Different Age Groups to Mosquitoes 1966 J. Econ Entom. 59: 1302-1303 age group 50-59 yrs significantly higher than <50 yrs
Maibach, Howard I., Skinner, W.A., PhD, Strauss, W.G., MD, Khan, A.A., PhD Factors That Attract and Repel Mosquitoes in Human Skin
Mangum, Charles L., Callahan, P.S. Attraction of Near-Infrared Radiation to Aedes aegypti 1968 J. Econ. Entomol. 61: 36-37
Marsh, D., Kennedy, J.S., Ludlow, A.R. An analysis of anemotactic zigzagging flight in male moths stimulated by pheromone 1978 Physiological Entomology 3: 221-240
Martin, Francis, R., McCreadie, J.W., Colbo, M.H. Effect of Trapsite, Time of Day, and Meteorological Factors on Abundance of Host-Seeking Mammamophelic Black Flies (Diptera: Simuliidae)
Mayer, M.S., James, J.D. Attraction of Aedes aegypti (L.): Responses to human arms, carbon dioxide, and air currents in a new type of olfactometer
McCrae, A.W.R. Oviposition by African malaria vector mosquitoes 1984 Ann. Trop. Med. Parasitol. 78: 307-18
McEwen, P.K., Lehane, M.J. Factors influencing flight initiation in the triatomine bug Triatoma sordida (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) 1993 Insect Sci. Applic. 14(4): 461-464 nutritional status, weight, length ratio, egg production
McIver, Susan Structure of sensilla trichodea of female Aedes aegypti with comments on innervation of antennal sensilla 1978 J. Insect Physiol. 24: 383-390
McIver, Susan B. Sensilla of haematophagous insects sensitive to vertebrate host-associated stimuli 1987 Insect Sci. Applic. 8: 627-635 fine structure, behaviour
McIver, Susan B. Comparative study of antennal sense organs of female culicine mosquitoes 1970 Can. Entomol. 102: 1258-67
McIver, Susan B. Fine structure of pegs on the palps of female culicine mosquitoes 1972 Can. J. Zool. 50:571-82
McIver, Susan B. Fine Structure of Antennal Grooved Pegs of the Mosquito, Aedes aegypti 1974 Cell Tiss. Res. 153: 327-337 Olfactory receptor, sensillum
McIver, Susan, Charlton, C. Studies on the sense organs on the palps of selected culicine mosquitoes 1969 Can. J. Zoo. 48:293-95
McIver, Susan, Hudson, A. Sensilla on the antennae and palps of selected Wyeomyia mosquitoes 1972 J. Med. Entomol. 9(4): 337-345
Meola, R.W., Petralia, R.S. Juvenile Hormone Induction of Biting Behavior in Culex Mosquitoes Science 209: 1548-1550 remove CA: no biting behavior. restore CA or inject JH: biting restored. ovaries not involved
Meola, Roger, Readio, J. Juvenile Hormone Regulation of Biting Behavior and Egg Development in Mosquitoes 1988 Advances in Disease Vector Research, ed. K.F. Harris, 5:1-24. New York: Springer-Verlag
Meola, S.M. and A.O. Lea The Ultrastructure of the Corpus Cardiacum of Aedes sollicitans and the Histology of the Cerebral Neurosecretory System of Mosquitoes 1972 Gen. Compar. Endocrinol. 18: 210-234
Meyer, R.P., Reisen, W.K., Eberle, M.E., Milby, M.M. The nightly host-seeking rhythms of several Culicine mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in the southern San Joaquin Valley of California Proc. Papers 54th Annu. Conf. Calif. Mosq. Vector Control Assoc. March 16-19, p. 136. Sacramento: CVCVA (Abstract)
Mitchell, Carl J. Differentiation of host-seeking behavior from blood-feeding behavior in overwintering Culex pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae) and observations on gonotrophic dissociation 1983 J. Med. Entomol. 20(2): 157-163
Mitchell, Carl J. Diapause termination, gonoactivity, and differentiation of host-seeking behavior from blood-feeding behavior in hibernating Culex tarsalis (Diptera: Culicidae) 1981 J. Med. Entomol. 18(5): 386-394
Mnzava, A.E.P. Curtis, C.F. Test for variation in flight activity between chromosome inversion types within anopheles gambiae (Sensu stricto). 1989 Insect science and its application. Nairobi, Kenya : ICIPE Science Press. 10 (4): 513-520. Includes references.
Moskalyk, L.A., Friend, W.G. Feeding Behaviour of female Aedes aegypti: effects of diet temperature, bicarbonate and feeding technique on the response to ATP 1994 Physiological Entomology 19: 223-229
Muir, L.E. and B.W. Cribb Aedes aegypti: sensilla trichodea and stimulus-conducting structures 1994 J. Insect Physiol. 40: 1017-1023 SEM and TEM of s. trichodea including pores and pore tubules
Muir, Lynda E., Thorne, M.J., Kay, B.H. Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) Vision: Spectral Sensitivity and Other Perceptual Parameters of the Female Eye 1992 J. Med. Entomol. 29(2): 278-281
Nayar, J.K., Sauerman, D.M., Jr. The effects of diet on life-span, fecundity and flight potential of Aedes taeniorhynchus adults 1971 J. Med. Entomol. 8(5) : 506-513
Nicolas, Gerard, Sillans, D. Immediate and latent effects of carbon dioxide on insects 1989 Ann. Rev. Entomol. 34: 97-116
Novak, M.G. and W.A. Rowley Serotonin Depletion Affects Blood-Feeding but Not Host-Seeking Ability in Aedes triseriatus (Diptera: Culicidae) 1994 J. Med. Entomol. 31(4): 600-606 blood-feeding success reduced by serotonin
Omer, S.M. Responses of females of Anopheles arabiensis and Culex pipiens fatigans to air currents, carbon dioxide and human hands in a flight-tunnel 1979 Ent. Exp. Appl. 26: 142-151
P.H.A. Van Essen, Kemme, J.A., Ritchie, S.A., Kay, B.H. Differential responses of Aedes and Culex mosquitoes to octenol or light in combination with carbon dioxide in Queensland, Australia 1994 Medical and Veterinary Entomology 8(1): 63-67
Parker, Alec H. The Effect of a Difference in Temperature and Humidity on Certain Reactions of Female Aedes Aegypti 1952 Bull. Entomol. Res 43: 221-229
Paynter, Quentin, Brady, J. Flight responses of tsetse flies (Glossina) to octenol and acetone vapour in a wind-tunnel 1993 Physiol. Entomol. 18: 102-108
Peterson, D.G., Brown, A.W.A. Studies of the Responses of the Female Aedes Mosquito. Part III. The Response of Aedes aegypti (L.) to a Warm Body and its Radiation 1951 Bull. Ent. Res. 42: 535-541
Rees, C.J.C. Age Dependency of Response in an Insect Chemoreceptor Sensillum 1970 Nature 227: 740-42
Renshaw, M., Service, M.W., Birley, M.H. Host finding, feeding patterns and evidence for a memorized home raqnge of the mosquito Aedes cantans 1994 Med. and Vet. Entemol. 8: 187-193
Rodriguez-Perez, M.A. Gonzalez-Hernandez, A. Reyes- Villanueva, F. Observations on the flight and mating behavior of Anopheles pseudopunctipennis under insectary conditions. 1991 Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. Lake Charles, La. : The Association. June 7(2): 316- 318.
Roessler, P., Brown, A.W.A. Studies on the responses of the female Aedes mosquito. X. -Comparison of oestrogens and amino acids as attractants
Rowland, M. Flight activity of insecticide resistant and susceptible Anopheles stephensi mosquitoes in actograph chambers lined with malathion, gammaHCH or dieldrin. 1990 Medical and veterinary entomology. Oxford : Blackwell Scientific Publications. Oct 4(4): 397-404. Includes references.
Rowland, M., Boersma, E. Changes in the spontaneous flight activity of the mosquito Anopheles stephensi by parasitization with the rodent malaria Plasmodium yoelii 1988 Parasitology 97: 221-227
Rowland, Mark Changes in the circadian flight activity of the mosquito Anopheles stephensi associated with insemination, blood-feeding, oviposition and nocturnal light intensity 1989 Physiological Entomology 14: 77-84
Rowley, Wayne A., Graham, C.L. The effect of temperature and relative humidity on the flight performance of female Aedes aegypti 1968 J. Insect Physiol. 14: 1251-1257
Rudolfs, Willem Chemotropism of Mosquitoes 1922 New Jersey Agr. Exp. Sta. Bull. 367
Rumbo, E.R., Kaissling, K.-E. Temporal resolution of odour pulses by three types of pheromone receptor cells in Antheraea polyphemus 1989 J. Comp. Physiol. A 165: 281-291
Schreck, C.E., Smith, N., Carlson, D.A., Price, G.D., Haile, D., Godwin, D.R. A material isolated from human hands that attracts female mosquitoes 1981 J. Chem. Ecol. 8(2): 429-38
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