Adaptation of the BG-Sentinel trap to capture male and female Aedes albopictus mosquitoes.

@article{Lacroix2009AdaptationOT,
  title={Adaptation of the BG-Sentinel trap to capture male and female Aedes albopictus mosquitoes.},
  author={Renaud Lacroix and Helene Delatte and Thien Hue and J S Dehecq and Paul Reiter},
  journal={Medical and veterinary entomology},
  year={2009},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={160-2}
}
In recent years, the remarkable spread of Aedes albopictus (Skuse) (Diptera: Culicidae) throughout the world has drawn attention to this hitherto poorly studied species, particularly after its role in outbreaks of chikungunya fever in the western Indian Ocean and in Italy. Variants of sterile insect technique (SIT), including the release of transgenic males with a dominant lethal gene (RIDL), have been proposed in the search for new and innovative methods of control. Knowledge of male dispersal… CONTINUE READING

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