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Culiseta melanura mosquito bird hosts

Culiseta melanura mosquito bird hosts

The researchers also looked at the variety of Culiseta melanura mosquitoes’ hosts and found they fed mainly on birds overall, preferentially on northern cardinals. Note: Chicken data is skewed because researchers place chicken coops in the field to determine infection rates. All other listed animals are naturally occurring. (Image originally published in Miley et al 2021, Journal of Medical Entomology)

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