A Chance Encounter: The Case of a Western Conifer-Seed Bug Biting a Human
Bed bugs, mosquitoes, ticks—and the western conifer-seed bug? Well, if you’re making a list of insects that have been recorded having bitten a human at least once, ever, then yes. […]
Setting a Baseline: A Clearer View of Mosquito Resistance to Insecticides
By Andrew Porterfield Mosquito control professionals have made significant gains toward managing malaria worldwide, as well as defending against West Nile virus, chikungunya, dengue, St. Louis encephalitis, and, more recently, […]
Counting Horn Flies: No Easy Task, Whether In Person or In a Photo
By Ed Ricciuti If your job is counting horn flies, a twitch of a cow’s hide can go a long way toward ruining your day. OK, perhaps that is a […]
Why Are There So Many Mosquito-Borne Virus Outbreaks in the Americas?
By Josh Lancette In the past few decades, outbreaks of multiple mosquito-borne viruses have been popping up throughout North and South America. Some of these viruses are well known to […]