Discovery, distribution, and abundance of the newly introduced mosquito Ochlerotatus japonicus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Connecticut, USA.

@article{Andreadis2001DiscoveryDA,
  title={Discovery, distribution, and abundance of the newly introduced mosquito Ochlerotatus japonicus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Connecticut, USA.},
  author={Theodore G. Andreadis and John Flake Anderson and Leonard E. Munstermann and Roger J. Wolfe and David A. Florin},
  journal={Journal of medical entomology},
  year={2001},
  volume={38 6},
  pages={774-9}
}
The earliest documented specimen of an exotic east Asian mosquito Ochlerotatus (Finlaya) japonicis japonicus (Theobald) in the Western Hemisphere is reported along with the results of a state wide survey to determine the distribution and abundance of this mosquito in Connecticut. Ochlerotatus japonicus was collected from 87 locations in eight counties. It is established throughout the state and occurs in a variety of natural and artificial container habitats including discarded tire casings… CONTINUE READING
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