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This study, done on the Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland, identified selected wild mammalian hosts and quantified the incidence of sugar feeding for several species (species complexes) of black flies. Female flies were taken from fox, snowshoe hare, lynx, caribou, and human baits. Simulium truncatum/venustum complex females took blood from fox, lynx, rabbit,(More)
  • M H Colbo
  • Journal of the American Mosquito Control…
  • 1990
Data on the persistence of mermithid infections in black fly populations over several years indicate mermithid infection rates are relatively stable over several years in a stream. These data were from specific sites in a variety of streams all having the same simuliid fauna present each season. This suggests that the suitability of the stream bed for the(More)
The seasonal distribution and relative abundance of adult Tabanidae were studied in 2 mining communities of western Labrador during 1984. Four collecting methods were compared. Fifteen species belonging to 2 genera were collected (6 Chrysops and 9 Hybomitra). Results were compared with other studies conducted in adjacent northern areas. Chrysops excitans(More)